Taste of Koumis online

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Thanks to the showcase of international documentaries of Jihlava Manifesto, the viewers can broaden their horizons both in the field of artistic perception and geographically. The documentary film The Taste of Koumis is an inward empathetic journey across Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan. It is set in certain timelessness. The director remains a patient observer trying to break free from the image of the pseudo-movement of fake reality and to achieve the captivating charm of a dream. The bodies, faces, landscape, and music are permeated by a sense of melancholy, and the intuitive, meticulously composed images evoke moments of pure cinematic excitement.

Belgian filmmaker Xavier Christiaens (1963) started out as an actor and assistant director. He made his debut with The Taste of Koumis at Jihlava IDFF in 2003.

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