Tulpan

It is difficult to deftly meld nonfiction and fiction film by shooting scripted narratives in documentary style. Robert Flaherty invented and perfected that hybrid, and a number of his proteges in Western Europe successfully carried the torch. Kazakhstani director Sergey Dvortsevoy's Tulpan commendably strives for the same goals, and the very best one can...read more

Tulpan - Official Trailer
02:22 — Acclaimed Kazakh documentarian Sergey Dvortsevoy's first narrative feature is a gorgeous melange of tender comedy, ethnographic drama and wildlife ext (more…)
Trailer
02:23 — The trailer for Zeitgeist Films's Tulpan. Winner of the Prix Un Certain Regard at the 2008 Cannes Film Festival, acclaimed Kazakh documentarian Sergey (more…)

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  • Released: 2008
  • Rating: NR
  • Review: It is difficult to deftly meld nonfiction and fiction film by shooting scripted narratives in documentary style. Robert Flaherty invented and perfected that hybrid, and a number of his proteges in Western Europe successfully carried the torch. Kazakhstani… (more)

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