Watched – Mongol


Just watched the DVD of Mongol and I was very impressed. This is a foreign language film with subtitles with a few interesting points. Mongol is a film about the origins of Temujin Khan from childhood to becoming the greatest of Khans (Genghis Khan). It is a Russian directed and written film by Sergei Bodrov with a range of asian actors (Japanese, Chinese and Mongolian). Not knowing anything about Genghis Khan I enjoyed the history along with action scenes. The battles and fights are well choreographed and filmed; it particular I liked the armour and realistic bloody depiction of battle. The shots of the Mongolian landscape are pretty amazing in particular the wide shots of people riding horses.


Posted on April 23, 2009, in Movies, Watched and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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