The film was made in collaboration with Kyrgyz filmmakers and based on the story of Ch. Aytmatov “The girl with the red scarf”(“Тополёк мой в красной косынке”). It is considered to be the first film production which was made in cooperation with foreign filmmakers for the last 3 decades. The film was shot for the 90th anniversary of Ch. Aytmatov’s birthday.
Ilyas, a truck driver, and Asal, an ordinary village girl, fell in love with each other from the first sight… But will their love be able to withstand the strike of fate?