This dark comedy is set, and filmed on location, in the Tajik town of Asht. After serving a long prison sentence, a man returns to his home village.The man endures multiple run-ins with the villagers who expect to collect on his overdue debts. His mother takes events into her own hands.The cast of this film is the real-life population of the town of Asht. Usmonov cast his own mother and brother for the lead roles.