A coming-of-age story, The Eagle Hunter's Son
follows young Bazarbai as he treks, eagle in hand, across Mongolia's Atlai Mountains in search of his older brother. As he bonds with the eagle, his spirits lift higher and higher - right into adulthood. The small-scale story, rich with tender performances, is set in a huge, breathtaking landscape, one that must be seen on the big screen. The Eagle Hunter's Son
may be an independent film from a newbie director (Rene Bo Hansen), but it plays out like an elegant Hollywood epic. Grand Prize nominee. 85 minutes.
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