The road to Eden
The main character of the film is Kubat Aliyev, an outstanding retired writer, a widower, lives alone in his apartment. One day he finds out that his writer friend Sapar is seriously ill. Kubat sells his apartment to pay for his treatment, but soon his younger brother is beaten by collectors for his debts. Kubat finds himself in a dilemma – to help his brother or a writer friend. World premiere 24th Black Nights IFF, 2020, Tallinn; Best Film: 19th Dhaka IFF, 2021; Competition Eastern Vista, 38th Fajr IFF, 2021, Tehran; Asia Film Art International Film Festival (Hong Kong), 2021.
The film is a joint production of the Kyrgyzfilm National Film Studio named after Tolomusha Okeeva and the Bilimkana Public Foundation.
Screenwriters and directors:
Mukul and Dastan Zhapar uulu
Co-producer: Elnura Osmonalieva.
Cast: Marat Alyshpayev, Shayyrgul Kasymalieva, Busurman Odurakaev, Anara Azhykanova, Kalipa Usenova, Omurzak Toktomuratova and Gulsina Chotonova