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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Tadanobu Asano
Honglei Sun
Khulan Chuluun
Directors
Screenwriters
Sergei Bodrov
Arif Aliyev
Running Time
125 minutes

Mongol
It’s the wrath of Khan! Genghis Khan, that is


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Mongol

Plot
An epic account of the rise of Genghis Khan (Asano), charting his journey from his ninth birthday, in 1172 AD, through to 1206 AD, the moment he unites the Steppe tribes and embarks on his staggering journey of conquest.


Verdict
With its breathtaking landscapes, bloody battles, bitter betrayals and an aching love story, Mongol is a sumptuously crafted epic.


Reviewed by Will Lawrence

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