“Beyond the Steppes” tells the story of a woman’s forced journey to the steppes of Central Asia. In 1940 Nina, a young Polish woman, is deported with her baby by the Soviet Army in 1940, to the remote and inhospitable lands of the USSR. She has to work in a Sovkhoz guarded by the Russian political police. When her child becomes ill, she sets out on a search of medications with a group of Kazakh nomads. The film draws the intimate and personal experience of this woman, forced into exile, in her struccle against the extreme conditions of this inhuman land.