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Astana, Kazakhstan • 20 October, 2022 | 10:24

Kazakh Film Wins Grand Prix at Cannes 7th Art Awards

The social drama came first in the Silk Road category

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Aziz Zairov/Instagram
Aziz Zairov/Instagram

The film "Mom, I am alive!" was awarded the grand prize of the Cannes Film Festival in the Silk Road countries nomination, QazMonitor reports citing Sputnik Kazakhstan.

"Congratulations to all the participants of the Cannes 7th Art Awards! Kazakhstan's film "Mom, I am alive!" won the grand prize of Silk Road films! Thanks to the organizers of the festival, thanks to all the members of the jury, all the participants and all the audience!!! See you all again!!!"

Aziz Zairov, co-director

"Mom, I'm Alive!" is a social drama directed by Aziz Zairov and Mukhamed Mamyrbekov about the fate of a female juvenile affairs inspector. According to the director, this is the first Kazakh film presented at the Cannes Film Festival in the last three years.

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