Aperture 2019 – The Gentle Indifference of the World


– Opening Film –


The Gentle Indifference of the World


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Adilkhan Yerzhanov, Kazakhstan 2018, Kazakh/Russian + English subtitles, 100 mins

UK Premiere


Following her father’s death, Saltanat is forced to swap her quiet rural life for the city to find ways to pay off a debt left behind by her father in order to save her mother from prison. Her loyal yet penniless friend and admirer, Kuandyk, follows her to make sure she is safe. What ensues is a noir-esque road trip, as the two of them run into trouble and desperately seek to find a way out.


Mon 9 Sep, 6.15pm: HOME, Manchester

Sun 13 Oct: Filmhouse, Edinburgh


previous screenings:

4 Jun: Rio Cinema, London





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