Daniel Asadi Faezi & Mila Zhluktenko
Uzbekistan, Germany | 2022 | 13 min
World premiere
Language : Kazakh
Subtitles : English, French

The Aral “Sea” powerfully reveals the deadly impact of human activities—in this case, the intensive cultivation of cotton in the USSR—on an ecosystem. Daniel Asadi Faezi (The Absence of Apricots, VdR 2018) and Mila Zhluktenko (Find Fix Finish, VdR 2017) film the shore’s last inhabitants, who have lost their way of life to the desertification of their environment. A beautiful and poignant work about our probable future.

MILA ZHLUKTENKO
Aralkum, 2022
Opera Glasses, 2019
Find Fix Finish, 2017

DANIEL ASADI FAEZI
Aralkum, 2022
Slowly Forgetting Your Faces, 2021
Where We Used to Swim, 2019
The Absence of Apricots, 2018 
In Search Of, 2017
Approaching Truck Drivers, 2017
Observation of Hawks in the Sky, 2016
Kids of Tehran, 2016
Cockfighter, 2016
Brennschneider, 2014
Arefi, The Shepherd, 2013
Kopra, 2012

Trailer

Photography
Sadriddin Shakhabiddinov
Sound
Fazliddin Musurmonov
Editing
Mila ZhluktenkoDaniel Asadi Faezi
Music
Giovanni Berg
Production
Fozil YunusovO´zbekiston Kinematografiya AgentligiMila ZhluktenkoLotas FilmDaniel Asadi Faezi
Sales contact
Daniel Asadi Faezicontact@asadifaezi.com

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