By Zoljargal Purevdash • 2023 • 96
Ulzii, a teenager from a poor neighbourhood in Ulaanbaatar, is determinated to win a sciences-physics competition to get a scholarship. His illiterate mother finds a job in the countryside, leaving him and his brother and sister in the middle of winter. Ulzii wanders around at night looking for things to burn for heat while preparing for the national competition.
Director: Zoljargal Purevdash
Country: France, Mongolia
Production year: 2023