"Mongol" delves into the dramatic and harrowing early years of Genghis Khan, who was born as Temudgin in 1162. As it follows Temudgin from his perilous childhood to the battle that sealed his destiny, the film paints a multidimensional portrait of the future conqueror, revealing him not as the evil brute of hoary stereotype, but as an inspiring, fearless and visionary leader. "Mongol" shows us the making of an extraordinary man, and the foundation on which so much of his greatness rested: his relationship with his wife, Borte, his lifelong love and most trusted advisor.
Cast: Tadanobu Asano, Channing Tatum, Odnyam Odsuren, Amadu Mamadakov, Khulan Chuluun
Produced by: Sergei Bodrov, Sergei Selyanov, Anton Melnik, Philip Lee, Bulat Galimgereyev
Directed by: Sergei Bodrov
Written by: Sergei Bodrov, Arif Aliyev
Running time: 2hr 0min
Opens: Jun 06, 2008 NY/LA
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