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Kyrgyzstan's First Full Length Animation to be Released

Written by Chris Rickleton On 24 June 2014 @ 17:11 pm | No Comments

In Arts & Culture, Central Asia & Caucasus, Citizen Media, Good News, Kyrgyz, Kyrgyzstan, Quick Reads, Russian

 Neweurasia.net report [1] on the upcoming release of Kyrgyzstan's first animated film, Aku, drawn by Tolgobek Koichumanov. Judging by the trailer Koichumanov's illustrations will offer the perfect introduction to Kyrgyzstan, capturing both the republic's startlingly beautiful nature as well as the less startlingly beautiful aesthetic of its capital city, Bishkek. According to neweurasia.net:

The animated film tells the story of love between two people, which passed through the barriers of distance and time. A guy named Maksat and a girl named Aku had been friends since childhood. They grew up in a quiet little village on the shore of a mountain lake. And there wasn’t a day when they were separated from each other. Aku dreamed of seeing Paris, Maksat wanted to become an artist. Then the fate played a cruel joke with the characters, but like any other blessed love stories, the story of Maksat and Aku is going to have a real happy end.

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