Youth on the March! Film Season: ‘The Needle’ (1988) by Rashid Nugmanov

Winner of the Un Certain Regard prize in Cannes, part Pulp Fiction, part Betty Blue, Naugmanov’s film charts the attempt of enigmatic drifter, Moro, who returns to Almaty to get his ex-girlfriend off heroin. The couple escape to the Aral Sea but find that the sea has all but disappeared. When they return to the…

Julia Secklehner | 20/06/2018