If Only I Could Hibernate 12A

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This film was last shown on 1 May 2024

Ulzii, a teenager from a poor neighbourhood in Ulaanbaatar, is determined to win a physics competition to get a scholarship. His illiterate mother finds a job in the countryside, leaving him and his younger brother and sister in the middle of winter. Ulzii needs to find ways to keep their yurt warm and look after his siblings while preparing for the national competition.

If Only I Could Hibernate was the first Mongolian film to play in the Official Selection of the Cannes Film Festival.


Zoljargal Purevdash
1 hour 36 minutes
Mongolian with English Subtitles
Battsooj Uurtsaikh, Nominjiguur Tsend, Tuguldur Batsaikhan


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