Famous Kazakhstani director Satybaldy Narymbetov passed away
Famous Kazakhstani director, screenwriter Satybaldy Narymbetov has died, Kazpravda.kz reports.
“With a feeling of deep sorrow, we inform you that today the famous director, screenwriter, Honored Worker of Kazakhstan, laureate of the State Prize of the Republic of Kazakhstan, laureate of the international prize named after Georges Sadul, laureate of the Platinum Tarlan Independent Prize, holder of the Kurmet Order Satybaldy Narymbetov has passed away. In March he turned 75," - the Facebook page of the Kazakhfilm film studio named after Sh. Aimanov reported.
The bright memory of Satybaldy Narymbetov, a great master, a man of a wonderful soul, will forever remain in the hearts of Kazakhstani filmmakers, his students and numerous grateful spectators.
Satybaldy (Saken) Zhalelovich Narymbetov was born on March 8, 1946 in the village Achisay, Chimkent region.
He graduated from the scriptwriting faculty of VGIK (1969); VKSR (Higher Courses for Scriptwriters and Directors at the USSR State Cinema Committee, workshop of the USSR People's Artist G. Danelia, 1984).
He directed such films as Amanat (Kazakhstan), Mustafa Shokai (Russia, Kazakhstan), Steppe Express (Kazakhstan), Leila's Prayer (Kazakhstan), Ompa (Kazakhstan), Biography of a Young Accordionist "(Kazakhstan), "Hamlet from Suzak, or Mamaya Caro", "Don Quixote of my childhood".