Hong Kong-based sales agent Golden Network Asia has picked up international rights to historical epic Queen Ahno - Spirit Of A Warrior, which is one of the most expensive films ever produced in Mongolia.
Based on the best-selling Mongolian novel, Legendary Queen Ahno, written by B. Shuudertsetseg, it tells the story of a 17th century warrior princess who fought alongside her husband against Manchurian troops invading her country.
Filmed entirely in Mongolia with local cast and crew, the privately-produced film depicts the Battle of Zuunmod where Ahno died protecting her husband and sons. It became Mongolia’s highest-ever grossing film when it was released earlier this year.
Meanwhile, Golden Network is also ramping up its slate of animated features with Robokicks produced by Malaysia’s Animasia Studio. The stereoscopic 3D animation tells the story of a princess from a video game who is transported into the real world.
Golden Network’s slate also includes Chinese stereoscopic 3D animations The Adventures Of Jinbao, about an accidental panda warrior, and The Last Elf Of The Orient; Thai stereoscopic 3D animation Echo Planet; and Chinese CGI animation Yugo & Lala.
The company is also selling SeeFood 2, the sequel to the Malaysian animation, produced by Silver Ant, that was a hot seller for Golden Network in 2011.