Country: Russia, Germany, Poland, Kazakhstan, China
Language: Russian, Kirghiz
Length: 100 min.
Director: Sergey Dvortsevoy
Cast: Samal Yeslyamova, Aleksandr Zlatopolskiy
A poor woman without a job struggles to raise her child.
Awards and festivals:
Cannes Film Festival – Best Actress
Bergen International Film Festival – Cinema Extraordinaire
Cottbus Film Festival of Young East European Cinema – Main Prize for Best Film, Prize of the Ecumenical Jury
Oslo Films from the South Festival – New Voices Award
Palm Springs International Film Festival – participation
Asia Pacific Screen Award nomination – Best Performance by an Actress