Directed by the Kyrgyz director, Emil Atageldiev, the movie 'The Lake' nominated in the Asian New Talent Award of Shanghai International Film Festival (SIFF).
According to ECO Cultural Instiute quoting Kabar.kg, Shanghai International Festival will be held from July 25 to August 2, 2020.
The movie 'The Lake' has been made in collaboration with Aima and Aytish Film studios and on the ritual beliefs of the Kyrgyz people. The movie narrates an old Kyrgyz story in which the souls of ancestors live as fish in a sacred Lake. Most of the scenes in the film shot in and around the legendary Issyk Kul area.
The Shanghai International Film Festival (SIFF) ranks third among the 15 most prestigious international film festivals.