This touching and humorous debut film by Tajik director Khudoynazarov takes us on a journey through Central Asia aboard a rickety goods train.

Please note that this film is in Russian and Tajik, with Dutch subtitles.
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Seventeen-year-old Farukh and seven-year-old Little Fatsy are two brothers living in a small Tajik town, brought up by their grandmother since their parents separated. They decide to get to their father living in a faraway city where he works as a medical doctor in a sanatorium. To do so, they take a train through Tajikistan across hills and mountains, towns, and villages, up to the Afghan border. After a highly adventurous trip, they finally meet their father...

Bakhtyar Khudojnazarov, Sovjet-Unie, 1991, 99 min. Russian & Tajik spoken, Dutch subtitles. With Timur Tursunov, Firus Sasaliyev, N. Arifova, I. Tabarowa, R. Kurbanov..