Filmmaking Choices: Adapting the Secret History

Teaching, research, and more

So, this weekend, I was searching the internet for Genghis Khan videos, as you do, and I found this clip from the movie Mongol: the Rise of Genghis Khan, starring Tadanobu Asano as Cinggis Qa’an and Honglei Sun as Jamuqa, of the scene after Jamuqa’s been brought to the Qa’an:

Give your thoughts on the writers’, directors’, or actors’ choice in adapting this scene, and tell us what scene you would most want to adapt from The Secret History of the Mongols if you were making a film about it, what you would do for it, and why.