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Azerbaijani movie nominated for Indian's Golden Fox Awards

01 December 2017 [15:33] - TODAY.AZ

By Azernews

By Laman Ismayilova

Azerbaijani movie "Salty Sea Dog" by Murad Abiyev will be screened at  the Calcutta International Cult Film Festival in India.

The shot movie is nominated for the prize of the Golden Fox Awards, and the awarding ceremony will take place on December 5-6, Trend Life reported.

The plot of the film reflects a classical women’s story of betrayal and loneliness.

The woman drives to the beach remembering betrayal by her beloved man and losing her unborn baby. Being unable to resist her pain, the woman wants to commit suicide when she is saved by the stray dog. Two lonely souls start their life together hoping for the better future.

The film was shot by "NarimanFilm" studio.

The scriptwriter is Lala Aliyeva-Klychkova, operator-director Kiril Gerra, producers were Nariman Mammadov and Lala Aliyeva-Klychkova.

The cast includes Natvan Hajiyeva and Azer Aydemir.

Despite the fact that the film was shot in August 2017, it has been already screened at many festivals, including the International Bosphorus Film Festival (Turkey), and "Green Vision" (Russia).

Besides, short movie was demonstrated at a closed show in Malibu, the U.S. Actress Natavan Hajiyeva was awarded with the title "Best Actress of Foreign Cinema" at the Women's Only Entertainment Film Festival.

Notably, "The Steppe Man”, a movie by Azerbaijani filmmaker Shamil Aliyev will also compete for the Golden Fox Awards.

CICFF is a monthly live screening film festival with an annual live screening mega event in the City of Joy scheduled this year for December 2017. The monthly live screenings take place at the end of each month at Indira Cinema.

Each month more than 50 films from the different categories are officially selected and out of them at least one per category is awarded. 

The  film festival aims to develop  culture that inspires and brings together cross-cultural innovations that enrich people’s lives with entertainment.


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