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Once a vast land of nomads, Mongolia has become a huge coal mine. Stuck in her truck loaded with 100 tons of coal, like hundreds of other truck drivers, Maikhuu must wait for days and days to cross the Chinese border.

  • Khoroldorj Choijoovanchig
  • Khoroldorj Choijoovanchig
  • Khoroldorj Choijoovanchig
  • Maikhuu Senge
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    9 minutes 20 seconds
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    January 5, 2020
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    300 USD
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Director Biography - Khoroldorj Choijoovanchig

Khoroldorj Choijoovanchig is a Mongolian filmmaker, also known as HOGO. His filmmaking pursuit started, since his graduation from Mongolian University of Science and Technology in 2004, as an editor and production assistant, learnt by doing he further crafted himself as directing, writing and even cinematography. He is one of Mongolia's few independent filmmakers whose films have traveled and premiered in international film festivals. He now works and collaborates on various screen products as director, cinematographer and editor. Making several short films with considerable success earlier in his career, he has produced and directed his debut feature film YELLOW COLT in 2013, which was well received at international film festivals. He has selected and participated in Asian Film Academy 2011, Berlinale Talent Campus 2011 and Talents Tokyo 2012 to polish his filmmaking skills. Currently on&off between PARIS and Ulaanbaatar,  he is developing his next film projects.

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Director Statement

My country is going through bumpy road trying to establish consistent development, while doing harms to it's nature and people because of it's economical dependence on mineral exports. Aware of it, film rather follows a single day routine of a young female driver who stuck in her truck loaded with 100 tons of coal, like hundreds of other truck drivers, I aimed to portray the life of a strong and courageous young lady who enjoys her simple and humble life regardless of her hard work in one of the harshest conditions.