In theaters now: Ayka

In theaters now: Ayka

May 15, 2019

Ayka can be seen in movie theaters from May 16. A penetrating drama by director Sergey Dvortsevoy (Tulpan), about a young mother who tries to hold her ground in Moscow after having to leave her newborn baby.

The young Kyrgyz woman Ayka (Samal Yeslyamova) lives and works illegally in Moscow. When she gives birth to her child, she doesn't know what to do and decides to leave him in the hospital. Still recovering from the birth, she is desperately looking for work in order to survive. Despite the many setbacks, she tries to find her way as an immigrant in the big metropolis.