Song of the rain

Director: Aygul Bakanova 
Englisht title:  Song of the rain
2010/ Kyrgyzstan / 17’

Begaim is a heavily pregnant teenage bride living as a servant to her husband's grandmother in a small village in Kyrgyzstan, close to Lake Issyk-Ku, where most of the men leave to find work overseas. Like thousands of women living in the harsh conditions of post-Soviet Central Asia she attempts to find a way of making her own peace with her dreams of and the stories of her husband’s new life as an illegal immigrant in Russia.