If only I could hibernate

  • In theatres11.1.24
  • Production year2023
  • CountryMongolia, France, Switzerland, Qatar
  • Length98
  • LanguageMongolian VO, de-fr / de-it
  • ProductionAmygdala Films, Urban Factory
  • DirectorZoljargal Purevdash
  • Cast Tuguldur Batsaikhan, Nominjiguur Tsend, Battsooj Uurtsaikh
  • Age restriction8
  • Festivals
    Cannes Film Festival - 2023
    Karlovy Vary Film Festival - 2023
    Jerusalem Film Festival - 2023
    Busan International Film Festival - 2023
    Lugano Film Festival Diritti Umani - 2023


A poor but prideful teenager, Ulzii, lives in the yurt area of Ulaanbaatar with his family. He is a physics genius and is determined to win a science competition to earn a scholarship. When his mother finds a job in the countryside, she leaves him and his younger siblings to face a harsh winter by themselves. Ulzii will have to take a risky job to look after them all and keep his home heated.

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