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Nohoi Oron


Belgian Peter Brosens and Mongolian Dorjkhandyn Turmunkh directed this Belgian-Dutch-Finnish-Danish-Mongolian co-production, winner of the Grand Prix at the 1998 Nyon Documentary Festival. A mystical travelogue concerning the life of a stray dog named Bassar, the film combines a Belgian documentary approach with the Mongolian fascination with fables. Some 12,000 stray dogs wander Ulan Bator, the capital of Mongolia. Many of these unwanted strays are killed, and some are used for fertilizer. According to...more