Aysulu Onaran / Kazakhstan


Cinemes Girona

05-11-2022, 22:30 h.

Film Information

Year: 2022

Duration: 101'

Language: VOSE

Genre: Drama


Two Kazakh teenagers grow up in very different circumstances, one in a wealthy family and the other in an orphanage. At the same time, they are united by a tragic diagnosis as both have tested positive for AIDS. When the two meet and fall in love, they hatch a plan to be free and get off their meds. To achieve this, they set out to steal a highly prized falcon to sell and escape together to Paris with the idea of starting a new life.


Aysulu Onaran is a film and theater director, producer and screenwriter living and working in the UK. In 2019, she co-produced her first short film, Sweet Street, which follows the life of a sex worker in the north of England. From 2020, Aysulu Onaran the director and co-writer of this her first feature film Balaban, a story of growing up set in Kazakhstan.