Mountain onion

Mountain onion

About 11-year-old Jabai sells mountain onions alongside the highway and one day he catches his idol trucker having sex with his mom. Jabai and his sister, Saniya, embark on a journey from their small village in Kazakhstan to China, to obtain the only thing that will save their father and help him become a strong man, the ‘Golden Viagra’.

Kazakhstan, 2022, 90 min.

Production: The applebox

Language: Kazakh, Russian, Chinese


Written by: Eldar Shibanov, Yuliya Levitskaya  

Directed by:  Eldar Shibanov

Producer: Yuliya Levitskaya, Dias Shibanov  

Cinematography by: Dias Shibanov  
Sound by:  Ilya Gariyev
Cast: Esil Amantay, Amina Gaziyeva, Zhazira Kaskey, Kuantay Abdimadi, Laura Tursunkanova, Sanjar Madi