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Spring Grants 2023 - Post-Production Stage

Lkhagvadulam Purev-Ochir / Feature Narrative / France, Mongolia, Portugal, Netherlands, Germany, Qatar / 103 min / Original Language: Mongolian / Interests: Drama


Ze is a timid 17-year-old shaman. He studies hard at school to succeed in the cold, callous society of modern Mongolia while communing with his ancestral spirit to help those in his community. But when Ze encounters Maralaa, his senses are awakened, and another reality manifests.


Lkhagvadulam Purev-Ochir
Lkhagvadulam Purev-Ochir
Katia Khazak and Charlotte Vincent
Production Company
Aurora Films, Guru Media, Uma Pedra No Sapato, Volya Films, 27 Films Production, VOO by mobinet

About the Director

Lkhagvadulam (Dulmaa) Purev-Ochir is a Mongolian scriptwriter and director born in 1989. Her short film 'Mountain Cat' was part of the Official Selection of Cannes 2020. Her first feature-length film 'Ze' is currently in post-production, and her latest short film 'Snow in September', won the Golden Lion for Best Short Film at the Venice Film Festival 2022 (Orizzonti) before winning the IMDB Short Cuts Award for Best Short Film at the Toronto Film Festival 2022 (Short Cuts Program).

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