Samal Yeslyamova. Cinderella Story

The triumph of the Kazakh actress left no one indifferent in our country. The film ‘Ayka’ entered the top twenty films of the world, and Samal Eslyamova is the only actress who received the Cannes Best Actress Award in the post-Soviet countries.

The most important and life-defining moments in Samal Eslyamova’s life happened unexpectedly for her. Her life reminds of a ‘Cinderella Story’ wrote the media. A modest girl from Kazakhstan conquered the hearts of viewers and critics and brought her to the red carpet.

In 2018, Kazakhstan was not only associated with Samal Yeslyamova at the 71st Cannes Film Festival. Adilkhan Yerzhanov’s ‘The Gentle Indifference of the World’ was selected to compete in the Un Certain Regard section at the festival. Although the film could not win the main prize in its section, the romantic story received positive reviews from European critics.