REALMS OF THE RUSSIAN BEAR - THE CELESTIAL MOUNTAINS
United Kingdom / 1992 / 50'
The large mountainous chain Central Asia at the foot of wich winds the legendary Silk route, rival the Himalayas in magnificence. The film offers a unique view of the wild life of Tien Shan and Pamir which includes shy and mistrerious creatures like the snow leopard, the long horn markhor and many others. In the desert of eastern Pamir the corrosive water of lakes such as Karakul attract geese that come from India to nest here before ice return.