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The Light Thief

Issue No. 2262

Mr Light is the friendly electrician in a small village in Kyrgyzstan. He dreams of using wind power to provide the community with cheaper energy.

But a corrupt politician wants to sell the villagers’ land to China.

This stylish tragi-comedy explores the corruption which is part of daily life in the country.

directed by Aktan Aryn Kubat
In cinemas now

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Tue 26 Jul 2011, 18:32 BST
Issue No. 2262
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