Karabas, a shamanistic con artist from Kyrgyzstan’s countryside, is reunited with his long lost son. This leads to quarrels between his two wives.
Karabas is always on the run from the people he just scammed. When his older wife Zhipara finds their long-lost son Uluk in an orphanage, she hopes to become his favorite again, while his second wife Turganbyubyu is also pregnant.
While Karabas is glad to have his son back, his wives compete vehemently for Karabas' attention
“An intelligent and skillful portrayal of Kyrgyz traditions, shamanic rituals and folklore themes in a road trip movie with a sufficient pinch of family drama and sporadic comic elements”. (The World of Movies)