Love story and melodrama with action-thriller and historical flash-back éléments.
Petroleum tycoon ordered an erne chick to be captured for him. This outlaw and very dangerous job is given to Bakhtiyar, who is deeply in debt to petroleum mafia. Не and his beloved Alisa, photojournalist from Moscow, go to Central Asia to look for little erne... Remembering ancient civilizations' history and wisdom of ancient people, desert cruelly punishes those who try to encroach on its laws. Bakhtiyar and his guide both loose their lives for their mistake. Only Alisa is saved by ancient amulet, gift of Bakhtiyar.
Source Moscow Film Festival, 2008