Mountain Cat

A troubled teenage girl is coerced into seeing a local shaman in search of spiritual healing. Trapped by ancient beliefs that serve only to pacify her mother, she finds peace in the physical realm by unleashing her repressed, youthful spirit on the unsuspecting shaman when she realises his true identity.

Director Bio

Lkhagvadulam Purev-Ochir is a Mongolian scriptwriter and director. After graduating with a BA in film direction, she interned at Mongolian National Broadcaster where she trained under renowned Mongolian filmmaker Jigjidsuren Gombojav. She taught at the Mongolian School of Film, Radio, and Television, as well as The Institute of Cinematography. After receiving her MA in screenwriting, she developed her first feature project "Ze", a feature coming-of-age drama based on her own experiences with a shaman. The project is in development and has attended Torino Script Lab 2019 and Locarno Open Door Lab 2019. She is currently doing her PhD, focusing on screenwriting and Deleuze’s time-image.


  • Directed by:Lkhagvadulam Purev-Ochir
  • Written by:Lkhagvadulam Purev-Ochir
  • Produced by:Ariunaa Tserenpil & Christopher Granier-Deferre
  • Runtime:14 mins
  • Completion Date:February 20, 2020
  • Country of Origin:Mongolia
  • Country of Filming:Mongolia
  • Language:Mongolian
  • Category:International Live-Action
  • Selection:Main Competition - Programme 26
  • In Person Screening Time & Venue:Nov 7th Bridgeways Ballymahon 2 - 3pm
  • Online Screening TimeNov 7th 4pm - 10pm
  • Links: IMDB

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Still Voices 2021 Programme Announced

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  • 15 September, 2021

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Terence Davies to Attend Still Voices 21

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  • 22 September, 2021

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