From Kazakhstan Encyclopedia
The film was entered into the main competition at the 52nd edition of the Venice Film Festival, winning the CICT/UNESCO Prize. It was also awarded Silver Screen Award for Best Asian Feature Film at the 1997 Singapore International Film Festival.
- Zhasulan Asauov as Zhasulan
- Gulnara Dusmatova as Enfermera Gula
- Ilyas Kalymbetov as Ilyas
- Saule Toktybayeva as Saule