The Empty Home

The Empty Home poster 19 June 2013

Women / Cyprus Premiere

Director: Nurbek Egen / Kyrgyzstan, Russia, France, UK / 2012 / 98m / Languages: Russian, French, English / Subtitle: English / Cast: Maral Koichukaraeva, Cecile Plage, Atai Omurbekov, Asan Amanov, Bolot Tentimyshov, Denis Sukhanov, Kseniya Lavrova-Glinka, Françoise Michaud, Maksim Glotov, Roman Nesterenko, Michele Levieux
Selection: 2012 37 Seattle IFF, Kinotavr, Moscow IFF, Golden Apricot IFF, Montreal IFF, Love is Folly IFF, (Opening F) Kinoshok FF, Orenburg IFF, Busan IFF 2013 Osaka Asian FF, Sofia IFF, Tiburon IFF, Silk Screen Asian American FF, Munich IFF, Sindh IFF Awards: 2012 (Best Director) 10 Almaty IFF
Kyrgyzstan. Ascel is engaged to Sultan, the local Mr Big with the grandest house. This looks like a palace to Ascel, who lives in a hovel with her drunkard father. She doesn‘t love Sultan, but she wants a better life. She is having an affair with Marat and expecting his child. She marries Sultan but immediately leaves for Moscow for an abortion, and starts living with gastarbeiters. She sells her unborn child to Virginie, a French woman. She becomes housemaid to (and then lover of) a rich New Russian, Arkady. Marat appears, starts a fight with Arkady and gets arrested. Ascel decides to go to France and stay with Virginie. But she discovers that the latter has a mental disease. Then the baby arrives…

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Show Timings & Shows Details

Tuesday 11th November
Kaymaklı Lemar Cineplex
Monday 10th November
Mağusa Lemar Cineplex
Saturday 8th November
Girne Lemar Cineplex