The film was a co-production between companies in Russia, Germany and Kazakhstan.Filming took place mainly in the People's Republic of China, principally in Inner Mongolia (the Mongol autonomous region), and in Kazakhstan.The horses used in the movie look like ordinary western horses See more » Escape Of The Young Temudgin Composed By Tuomas Kantelinen Performed by Hamburg Film Orchestra, The London Session Orchestra, One Orchestra, Altan Urag © 2008 X-Filme Creative Pool Gmb H.
After an initial screening at the Russian Film Festival in Vyborg on 10 August 2007, Mongol was released in Russia on 20 September 2007.
), also known as Mongol: The Rise of Genghis Khan in the United States and Mongol: The Rise to Power of Genghis Khan in the United Kingdom, is a 2007 semi-historical epic film directed by Sergei Bodrov, about the early life of Temüjin, who later came to be known as Genghis Khan.
The storyline was conceived from a screenplay written by Bodrov and Arif Aliev.
After braving internal and external enemies, he decides to complete what he was destined to do - conquer Constantinople.
Temüjin and Börte are childhood lovers who are deeply in love; but news of Temüjin's father's death swiftly disrupted their relationship.