Queen of the Mountains

Queen of the Mountains Information

Queen of the Mountains ( "? Kurmanjan Datka) is a 2014 Kyrgyz epic drama film directed by Sadyk Sher-Niyaz. It was selected as the Kyrgyz entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 87th Academy Awards, but was not nominated.


  • Elina Abai Kyzy as Kurmanjan Datka
  • Nasira Mambetov as older Kurmanjan Datka
  • Aziz Muradillayev as Alymbek Datka
  • Adilet Usubaliyev as Kurmanjan Son Kamchybek
  • Dildorbek Rahmonov as Uzbek old man

Critical reception

The film has received positive reviews, with the Montreal Gazette calling it "hauntingly poetic". Queen of the Mountains was named as one of the best of the Montreal World Film Festival by Cult Montreal and that it "should be nominated for an Oscar".

On 4 November 2014, a special screening of the film was hosted by Sharon Stone at the Egyptian Theater. Stone hailed the film as "riveting" claiming it's "great Academy potential".


  • 2014: Award for Best Feature Film at the 2014 Eurasian Film Festival

See also

  • List of submissions to the 87th Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film
  • List of Kyrgyz submissions for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film

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