Bishkek, Nov. 28, 2017. /Kabar/.The Kyrgyz filmmaker Ernest Abdyzhaparov’s “Sayakbai. Homer of the XX century was included in the long-list of the nomination "Best Foreign Film" of the Golden Globe Award, the contest website reported.
In total, 73 films from 52 countries were included in the long list. The list of nominees is intended to be announced on December 11, 2017.
The 75th Golden Globe Award Ceremony itself will take place on January 7, 2018 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles County, California.
The feature film "Sayakbai", tells about the 20th-century Homer, Sayakbay Karalayev more precisely, the great narrator of the epic "Manas" whose name was Sayakbay Karalayev. Recalling his life, the Great Narrator recalls the culminating historical events of the Kyrgyz and Soviet history. The main theme of the film is the mystery of the heroic trilogy "Manas". Sayakbai had a unique talent of narrator who talked about the Kyrgyz hero.