Creatorpresented by China Film Co. Ltd., Beijing Forbidden City Film Co., Repérage ; a film by Jean-Jacques Annaud ; screenplay by Alain Godard [and three others] ; produced by Jean-Jacques Annaud, Xavier Castano ; directed by Jean-Jacques Annaud
A young Beijing student is sent to live among the nomadic herdsmen of Inner Mongolia. Caught between the advance of civilization from the south and the nomads' traditional enemies - the marauding wolves - to the north; humans and animals, residents and invaders alike, struggle to find their true place in the world.
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