Archives / 1990 Sundance Film Festival

The Summer Heat

Director: Derezhan Omirbaev

Screenwriters: Leila Akhinzhanova, Derezhan Omirbaev

Institute History

  • 1990 Sundance Film Festival

Description

The Summer Heat is a heartwarming story of two young boys who are tricked by fate as they try to make enough money to see an Indian melodrama one last time. Splendidly photographed, the film perfectly captures the vastness and isolation of the Kazakh steppe, as well as the eccentric rhythms of life in this remote Village.

— Forrest Ciesol

Screening Details

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