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Mongol: The Rise of Genghis Khan

Duration: 2 hours

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Epic account of the early life of Genghis Khan, from the time he became an orphan at the age of nine through to his triumph as undisputed Mongol leader in 1206. Betrayed by his father's clan when still a child, then sold into slavery and imprisoned by the Chinese, he eventually escapes. Only then, through cunning and a series of fearsome, bloody victories in battle does he begin his campaign to unite the warring Mongol clans into a large and fearsome empire.

In Mongolian and Mandarin with English subtitles. Show less


Honglei Sun
Oelun, Temudjin's Mother:
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Esugei, Temudjin's father:
Ba Sen
He Qi
Sergey Bodrov

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