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Light Touch
(Prikosnoveniye)

by Amanjol AÏTOUAROV

In the fifteenth century, a blind, young orphan girl, wandering across the steppes of Kazakhstan, meets a young boy a vagabond, who is also an orphan. They continue on their way together.They have various encounters. The young boy kills a man who tries to rape the girl and manages to escape with her. An old, fortune-telling beggar tells the young girl she will stay pure for her whole life. They also meet bandits, an old woman who is half crazy, ans an old witch. The two young people fall in love with each other and the young girl regains her sight. Then they meet a rich, 50 year-old-man, who offers his fortune to the young man in exchange for the girl. The young man refuses at first, then accepts. The day after her wedding, the young orphan girl becomes blind again and throws herself off a cliff.

  • Titre français
    Effleurement
  • Original title
    Prikosnoveniye
  • Titre international
    Light Touch
  • Scénario
    Baïan Syrygoulov, Amanjol Aïtouarov
  • Photo
    Marat Taktybakiev
  • Interprétation
    Dana Kaïtyrbekova, Berik Sabyrjanov, Sebira Koumouchelieva, Telegène Kouanychev, Tchourjouman Ychtymbaïev
  • Support de projection
    35 mm
  • Sous-titrage

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