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AYKA

by Sergey Dvortsevoy

synopsis

A young Kyrgyz girl - Ayka - lives and works illegally in Moscow. After giving birth to her son she leaves him in hospital. Some time later, however, her motherly yearning leads her to desperate attempts of finding the abandoned child. 

international title: Ayka
original title: Ayka
country: Russian Federation, Germany, Poland, Kazakhstan, China
sales agent: The Match Factory
year: 2018
genre: fiction
directed by: Sergey Dvortsevoy
film run: 100'
release date: PL 30/11/2018, FR 16/01/2019, PT 21/02/2019, DE 18/04/2019, NL 16/05/2019
screenplay: Sergey Dvortsevoy, Gennady Ostrowski
cast: Samal Yeslyamova
cinematography by: Jolanta Dylewska
art director: Olga Jurasova
costumes designer: Aleksandra Demidova
producer: Sergiey Dvortsevoy, Thanassis Karathanos, Martin Hampel, Anna Wydra
co-producer: Karl Baumgarten, Anna Wydra, Gulnara Sarsenova, Li Zhu, Luna Wang, Michel Merkt
production: Pallas Film GmbH, Otter Films, KNM, Kinodvor (RU), Eurasia (KZ), Juben Pictures (CN)
backing: Russian Ministry of Culture (RU), Eurimages, Polish Film Institute (PL), Mitteldeutsche Medienförderung (DE)
distributor: Against Gravity, ARP Sélection, Legendmain, Cinéart Netherlands B.V., Filmcoopi, Neue Visionen Filmverleih GmbH
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