Bulat MANSUROV
Булат МАНСУРОВ
Boulat MANSOUROV
USSR (Turkmenistan), 1963, 81mn 
Black and white, fiction
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Состязание

 

 La Compétition

 Sostyazanie

Other titles : Shukur-bakhshi
 
Directed by : Bulat MANSUROV (Булат МАНСУРОВ)
Writing credits : Bulat MANSUROV (Булат МАНСУРОВ)
 
Cast
Aman KHANDURDYEV (Аман ХАНДУРДЫЕВ) ...Shukur-Bakhshi
Artyk DJALLYEV (Артык ДЖАЛЛЫЕВ) ...Chapyk-khan and Mamed-Yar-khan
Khojan OVEZGELENOV (Ходжан ОВЕЗГЕЛЕНОВ) ...Gulam-Bakhim
Ya. BEKNAZAROV (Я. БЕКНАЗАРОВ)
Gulluk KHODZHAYEV (Гуллук ХОДЖАЕВ)
Khojadurdy NARLIEV (Ходжадурды НАРЛИЕВ)
 
Cinematography : Khojakuli NARLIEV (Ходжакули НАРЛИЕВ)
Production design : Aleksey FIL (Алексей ФИЛЬ)
Music : Nuri KHALMAMEDOV (Нури ХАЛМАМЕДОВ)
Production : Turkmenfilm
Release date in Russia : 1964
 

Plot synopsis
A famous musician Shukur learns that his brother has been captured by the Khan. His friends are preparing an assault to free Shukur’s brother, but Shukur goes to see the Khan on his own armed with his dutar. The Khan challenges him to a competition with his court musician promising to free his brother if Shakur wins.
 

Commentaries and bibliography
The Socialist Avant-Garde at the 33rd Moscow International Film Festival, Julie DRASKOCZY, kinokultura.com, 2011
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Moscow International Film Festival (MIFF), Moscow (Russia), 2011