"Red Garden" movie continues its dazzling success
By Laman Ismayilova
"Red Garden" movie has continued its dazzling awards success by winning three awards at Trabzon International Film Festival (TUFFEST) in Turkey.
The movie by Azerbaijani filmmaker Mirbala Salimli picked up the prizes for " Best female role" - Gulzar Gurbanova, "Best male role" - Magsud Mammadov and special jury prize - Taleh Badiyev.
'Red Garden" movie tells the story of a provincial teacher from blue blood, Abbas. А desperate desire of having his own son makes him so indifferent to orphan in his custody and even to deadlock situation of his beloved spouse Vafa. But everything changes, when he himself causes Vafa’s death. Now in another world Abbas is craving to have back all the things that he couldn’t protect in this world…
'Red Garden" was co-produced by AzerbaijanFilm Company and White Media (Russia).
Red Garden was nominated for award “Best film of CIS and Baltic countries” at the 30th Nika awards ceremony in Russia, as well as invited to the "Ambitious debut" of Austrian LET'S CEE Film Festival.
The feature film was screened at Kazakhstan’s 12th Eurasia, Germany’s 65th Mannheim-Heidelberg, Egypt’s 38th Cairo, Turkey’s 5th “Van Lake” and Bulgaria’s 9th “Sofia MENAR” international film festivals.
The “Red Garden” represented Azerbaijan at the 7th European Film Festival held in Baku.
Laman Ismayilova is AzerNews’ staff journalist, follow her on Twitter: @Lam_Ismayilova
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