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R| 2 hr. 6 min.

Plot Summary
This fact-based epic traces the early and tumultuous years of legendary warrior Genghis Khan, then known as Temudgin (Tadanobu Asano). Despite the killing of his father, the betrayal of his friend, and even being forced to serve as a slave, Temudgin still creates his own path for future greatness. He hones his battle skills and marries Borte (Khulan Chuluun), whose love and reliability are crucial, often overlooked elements to his historic success as a conqueror.

Cast: Tadanobu Asano , Honglei Sun , Khulan Chuluun , Amadu Mamadakov , Bayertsetseg Erdenebat , Amarbold Tuvshinbayar , Tegen Ao , Sai Xing Ga

Director: Sergei Bodrov

Genres: Historical drama

Distributor: Picturehouse

Mongol (2007)

Release Date: June 6th, 2008|2 hr. 6 min.

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  • 75
    Walter Addiego San Francisco Chronicle

    In general the film is so impressive that we can't leave the theater without wanting more. show more

  • 88
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    Mongol is quality escapism: an exotic saga that compels, moves and envelops us with its grand and captivating story. show more

  • 90
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    I don't know the Mongolian word for panache, but Mongol's got plenty of it. The battle scenes are as notable for their clarity as their intensity; we can follow the strategies, get a sense of who's losing and who's winning. The physical production is sumptuous. show more

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