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Mongol: The Rise of Genghis Khan

Historical epic about the rise of feared Mongol warrior Genghis Khan, charting the emotional torment that formed the backdrop to his astonishing feats of battleground prowess.

Epic account of the early life of Genghis Khan, from the time he became an orphan at the age of nine through to his triumph as undisputed Mongol leader in 1206. Betrayed by his father's clan when still a child, then sold into slavery and imprisoned by the Chinese, he eventually escapes. Only then, through cunning and a series of fearsome, bloody victories in battle does he begin his campaign to unite the warring Mongol clans into a large and fearsome empire.

In Mongolian and Mandarin with English subtitles.

2 hours

Last on

Wed 30 Apr 2014 21:00

Credits

Role Contributor
Temudjin Tadanobu Asano
Jamukha Honglei Sun
Borte Khulan Chuluun
Oelun, Temudjin's Mother Aliya
Esugei, Temudjin's father Ba Sen
Targutai Amadu Mamadakov
Dai-Sechen He Qi
Director Sergey Bodrov
Writer Sergey Bodrov
Writer Arif Aliyev

Broadcasts

In Our Time: Genghis Khan

In Our Time: Genghis Khan

Cast out as a child and left to struggle for survival, he went on to lead a great empire.