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Int'l Film Festival Karlovy Vary to screen Azerbaijani movie

31 May 2017 [13:53] - TODAY.AZ

By Azernews


By Laman Ismayilova

"Pomegranate Garden" movie by Azerbaijani director Ilgar Najafov will be screened at the International Film Festival Karlovy Vary.

European and local filmmakers have joined their efforts to produce the film, which was ordered by the Culture and Tourism Ministry of Azerbaijan. 

The storyline 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.

The director of the film is Ilgar Najafov. 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.

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