In the twenties, a virulent epidemic is rife in the Pamir
Mountains. A caravan is sent with vaccines, followed by a
gang of "basmatchis" who take the expedition headman
hostage. The one thing they ignored is that there is a spitting
image of the headman….
Right in the middle of the stagnation period, Younous
Youssoupov revisits the eastern genre and reconsiders the
representation of heroism and danger on screen.
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