The story recounts the early life of Genghis Khan who was a slave before going on to conquer half the world including Russia in 1206.Director Sergei Bodrov presents this sweeping biopic that examines the circumstances that led a young man originally named Temudgin to become the fierce Mongolian warlord known as Genghis Khan. From his brutal childhood to his relationship with his wife, Borte, this international production presents a stunningly graphic look at Khan's life and leadership. Tadanobu Asano, Khulan Chuluun, Aliya star . AKA: "Mongol: The Rise to Power of Genghis Khan. Soundtrack: Mongolian; Subtitles: English. In Mongolian with English subtitles.