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Monday, 17 September 2018 00:00

First Almaty IFF: Ayka - opening film


Dates: 15-19.09.2018

Place: Almaty, Kazakhstan

Opening film: Ayka


Press-conference soon coming


Ayka, 2018, 105 min., Russia, Germany, Kazakhstan, Poland, China

Languages: Russian, Kyrgyz, format DCP

Production: Kinodvor (Russia), Pallas Film (Germany), Eurasia Film (Kazakhstan), Otter Films (Poland), Juben (China)

Script-writers: Sergey Dvortsevoy & Gennady Ostrovsky

Film-director: Sergey Dvortsevoy

DoP: Jolanta Dylewska

Producers: Sergey Dvortsevoy, Martin Hampel, Thanassis Karathanos, Anna Wydra, Gulnara Sarsenova, Luna Wong, Li Zhu

Cast: Samal Yeslyamova

Synopsis. Ayka is a young migrant worker who lives and works illegally in Moscow. After an unwanted pregnansy she leavesthe child in the matternity clinic so she can get back to earning badly-needed money. But soon maternal instincts take over and Aykatriesto find her son.  



Press-conference: Ayka's group





Ayka's star - Samal Yeslyamova


Ayka's director: Sergey Dvortsevoy


Ayka's director: Sergey Dvortsevoy


Ayka's director: Sergey Dvortsevoy


Ayka: before the screening







Gulbara Tolomushova from Almaty