The Road to Mother is set during one of the most tragic periods in the history of the former Ussr Republic of Kazakhstan. Director Akan Satayev tells a story of the power of a mother’s love which endures challenges of the turbulent times. The storyline covers a timespan from the 1930s to the present day with key elements of collectivization, war and postwar years for the Kazakh people.
The director was inspired by what his parents told him when he was a child.
According to Kazakhstan’s tradition, all legends are passed from the older generation to younger generation orally. It is the story of a lonely mother,