An old Mongolian man pulls along his dead horse and walks out of the city, leaving a trail of confusion. On his journey, this remarkable man meets various inhabitants of the industrial town, where people take the daily grind for granted. What do they consider meaningful, fundamentally? Tragicomic and magical ode to obstinacy.

Title: Erkhii Mergen, or Why the Marmot Doesn't Have a Thumb
Year: 2015
Duration : 18 minutes
Category: Short Feature
Edition: NFF 2015


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Dioraphte Award (2015)

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