Fire

Aizhana KASSYMBEK Kazakhstan 82 Min PG Southeast Asian Premiere

This tonally sharp debut conjures a world that is sometimes warm, sometimes noir, and growingly inhospitable for its protagonist.

Tolik has a third child on the way, yet nothing else is going right for the breadwinner. His day job—as a bread courier, no less—brings in barely enough to repay his debts. Shuttling between deliveries and family crises, Tolik struggles to find the words to match his precarious circumstances.

Timing & Venue

Price

30 November 2021,
Tuesday, 6.45pm
Filmgarde Bugis+ 3

$15.00

Closed

All guests must present proof of vaccination (either via TraceTogether or HealthHub app) before entering the halls.

English Title

Fire

Original Title

Ot

Country

Kazakhstan

Year

2020

Runtime

82 Min

Rating

PG

Language(s)

Kazakh

Subtitles

English

Q&A with filmmaker(s)

Credits

Aizhana KASSYMBEK

Aizhan KASSYMBEK is a director and cinematographer from Kazakhstan. She is working on a series of films that take inspiration from the four basic elements, and her first two shorts, Water (2018) and Air (2018), were screened at festivals in Europe and Asia. Fire is her first feature film.

Cast & Crew

Cast

Tulepbergen BAISSAKALOV
Manshuk AITMUKHANBETOVA
Yerbolat TOGUZAKOV

Screenwriter

Aizhan KASSYMBEK
Alibek DUISENBIYEV
Malik KASABEKOV
Chingiz ESKENDIROV

Producer

Diana ASHIMOVA

Contact

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