The spirit

Aliya, the pride of her parents, who spend a lot of effort and time, brought her up, protected, cherished. She is smart, tactful, educated. Aliya has dreams that after passing her last exams, she will finally be able to travel, explore the world, communicate with different and interesting people! To do something useful for herrself and her family. To help everyone who needs help, fall in love! Her father is the head of their village. From the childhood, he taught Aliya everything he knows himself. Be worthy to manage the village, take responsibility when the time comes. Her mother taught her to be compassionate, loving, the keeper of the hearth of her future family. Be strong when it’s required, and be gentle when it’s needed. In such atmosphere, she grew up, becoming more and more worthy to become the head of village. But her plans were not destined to come true. On one of the warm evenings, when she was walking home from the store, unknown people steal her along the way.

Kazakhstan 2020
Fiction, debut
Screenwriter: Madi Kaiyrzhan
Director: Madi Kaiyrzhan
DoP: Kairat Temirgaliev
Producer: Evgeny Semenov
Sound designer: Alexander Khimich