Pomegranate Orchard (Nar Baghi)

 24th March | 02:00 PM
The Stein Auditorium

(DVD/Azerbaijan/Russian/2017/90 mins) 
A NETPAC Award Winner
Dir. Ilgar Najaf

Synopsis: Gabil returns home to the humble family farmstead, surrounded by an orchard of venerable pomegranate trees; since his sudden departure twelve years ago he was never once in contact. After the long period of absence he has returned home to take his family with him to Russia. However, the deep emotional scars he left behind cannot be erased from one day to the next. Gabil represents an unwelcome intrusion of modernity in to the peaceful slow paced village life.

    • Cast : Gurban Ismayilov, Samimi Farhad, Ilaha Hasanova.
    • Screenplay : Asif Rustamov, Ilgar Najaf, Roelof Jan Minneboo
    • Production : Azerbaijan Film, Buta Film
    • Cinematography : Ayhan Salar
    • Editing : Elmir Hasasnov
    • Music : Firudin Allahverdi
    • Sound : Mathew Janes Kelly
    • Awards : Asia Pacific Screen Awards – Young Cinema Award| Eurasia International Film Festival – Jury Award for Best Film |Listopad International Film Festival – Best Script, Diploma For Best Actor | Antakya International Film Festival – Best Actress| Malatya International Film Festival – Best Film
    • Festivals : Cairo International Film Festival 2017 | Karlovy Vary International Film Festival 2017 | International Film Festival of Kerala 2017
    • Age Limit : Suitable for 18 years and above

Entry Free: Passes available at Programmes desk on the venue and online at www.habitatinternationalfilmfestival.com



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