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Sredi Ludey


This film by distinguished Kirghizian filmmaker Bolotbek Shamshiev, won a prize at the All-Union Film Festival, and is based on a children's story by the well-known writer Chinghiz Ayatmatov. In the story, a lad who is keenly conscious of all that his widowed mother has lost, resolves to continue the family tradition of sheep-herding. When 20 sheep disappear from the herd he watches over, following an old custom, the villagers each contribute a sheep apiece from their own flocks, to make up the loss...more