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Ayka (2018)

A poor woman without a job struggles to raise her child.

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Sergei Dvortsevoy
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5 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Samal Yeslyamova ... Ayka
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Aleksandr Zlatopolskiy ... Robert
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Storyline

A poor woman without a job struggles to raise her child.

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Drama

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Country:

Russia | Germany | Poland | Kazakhstan | China

Language:

Russian | Kirghiz

Release Date:

30 November 2018 (Poland) See more »

Also Known As:

Ajka See more »

Filming Locations:

Moscow, Russia See more »

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1.78 : 1
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Ayka won the grand prize at the 28th Cottbus film festival in Germany. See more »

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Suffering in detail
29 November 2018 | by vcutySee all my reviews

I saw this film , in gala opening of Cairo film festival , held in Egypt Its a film about the suffering of a helpless young woman...how to survive in a country she knows nothing about ...illegaly working and living in it... On so many levels the story line is moving...but my comment was why all the excessive details..and long scnes repeating the same thing over and ober It was more of a documentary film.... My second comment was the overdose of blood ...it needed to tone down abit in this regard Some people who watched it felt that the director did not utilse the story well... Also the actress ( who won best actress in Cannes film festival 2018) had the same expresion almost all the film..not much of acting as much as the story its self that deserved a prize


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