On the steppes of Kazakhstan, Asa lives in a yurt with his sister Samal, her husband Ondas, and their three children. Ondas is a herdsman, tough and strong. It's dry, dusty, and windy; too many lambs are stillborn. Against this backdrop, Asa, a dreamer who's slight of build and recently finished with a stint in the Russian Navy, tries to establish a life on the steppes. He, his friend Boni, and Ondas call on Tulpan, the only single girl in the area. The men talk to her parents while she listens out of sight. Her answer and Asa's later trips to talk to her form an arc of hope against the harsh land. Is this the place of Asa's dreams? What about the other lambs?

Summary Details
DistributorKarma Films
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6 theaters
Release DateApr 16, 2010
Running Time1 hr 40 min
GenresComedy Drama
In Release260 days/37 weeks
Widest Release6 theaters
DateRankWeekend %± LW TheatersChange AvgTo DateWeekend
Apr 16-1832$19,311-6-$3,218$19,3111
Apr 23-2534$11,146-42.3%6-$1,857$36,8552
Apr 30-May 242$6,405-42.5%4-2$1,601$46,3863
May 7-955$1,049-83.6%2-2$524$50,0184
May 14-1662$1,016-3.1%3+1$338$51,4965
May 21-2371$326-67.9%2-1$163$52,4596
May 28-3076$135-58.6%1-1$135$52,9327
Jun 4-654$1,689+1,151.1%2+1$844$50,9398
Jun 11-1355$2,122+25.6%3+1$707$53,9099
Jun 18-2061$1,053-50.4%3-$351$55,92710
Jun 25-2780$155-85.3%2-1$77$56,54311