Azerbaijani movie screened at Karlovy Vary Film Festival [PHOTO]
By Laman Ismayilova
“Pomegranate Garden” movie by Azerbaijani filmmakers was demonstrated at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, Azertac reported.
The film, directed by Ilgar Najafov is about an old man, who lives along with his grandson and daughter-in-law in the decrepit house amidst of the huge pomegranate garden. Sudden comeback of his wayward son has changed a gentle rhythm of their peaceful existence. Forgotten bitter memories have come back and even more, new challenges are in store for them.
Scriptwriters are Asif Rustamov, Ilgar Najafov and Roelof Jan Minneboo (The Netherlands).
Operator-director is Aykhan Salar (Germany), animation director is Rafig Nasirov, executive producer Akif Aliyev, producer Mushfig Hatamov,
The cast of film includes Qurban Ismayilov, Anar Hasanov, Samimi Farkhadov and Hasan Agayev.
The Karlovy Vary IFF presents annually for the first time in the Czech Republic more than 200 new films from the whole world. The festival is open to the public and is visited by thousands of young people.
It is one of the oldest A-list film festivals a category it shares with the festivals in Cannes, Berlin, Venice, San Sebastian, Moscow, Montreal, Shanghai, and Tokyo.
The Karlovy Vary festival is intended for both film professionals and the general public, and offers visitors a carefully designed programme, excellent facilities and a broad range of other services.
Laman Ismayilova is AzerNews’ staff journalist, follow her on Twitter: @Lam_Ismayilova
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