Azerbaijani film screened in Tbilisi [PHOTO]
By Laman Ismayilova
The Azerbaijani film, “The Murderer” was demonstrated at the 17th Tbilisi International Film Festival.
Directed by Kamran Shahmardan, the movie is based on the play by renowned Azerbaijani writer and playwright Elchin Efendiyev.
The storyline is about a middle-aged woman, who met his former student. He was in love with her since school. They fell in love with each other. And it seems that all dreams are coming true, but it is only the beginning of the story.
"The Murderer" was shot upon the order of the Ministry Culture and Tourism by the Azerbaijanfilm studio named after Cafar Cabbarli together with Black and White Studio (Finland), Studio and Studio Vars 33A (Georgia).
The film`s scriptwriter is People's Writer Elchin Efendiyev, operator-director - Michael Magalashvili, artistic director - Rashad Mehdiyev, executive producers - Azer Guliyev, Katri Lett, producer - Mushfig Hatamov.
The cast includes Eka Chkheidze and Apollo Kublashvili.
Tbilisi International Film Festival was first held in 2000 within a larger art festival framework. The main aims of the festival are to introduce Georgian public with new works of high artistic value made in Georgia proper and worldwide.
It's a gathering place for filmmakers, producers, sales agents and distributors in South Caucasus. The festival has gained more significance throughout its history on worldwide scale. Number of the filmmakers willing to participate in the festival in any way is increasing year after year.
Meetings of professionals in cinema community, workshops, master classes, retrospectives and other industrial events organized within the festival's frameworks give motivation to young cinematographers and encourage them to develop talent and artistic vision.
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