High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Mongol is a 2007 semi-historical film directed by Sergei Bodrov about Temüjin, the young Genghis Khan. It is planned to be the first in a trilogy about Genghis Khan. The world premiere took place on July 31, 2007. The film was an international co-production between companies in Germany, Kazakhstan, Mongolia and Russia. Shooting took place, for the most part, in the People's Republic of China, principally Inner Mongolia (the Mongol autonomous region), and in Kazakhstan. Shooting began in September 2005 and finished in November 2006. The film was nominated for the 2007 Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film as a submission from Kazakhstan. The second installment of the trilogy, provisionally entitled The Great Khan, entered pre-production in 2008 and is planned for release in 2010.