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Screening of Pomegranate orchard (2017)

2019/01/23 / 26

Title: “Pomegranate orchard” (2017) 90 min
Original title: “Nar bağı”
Country: Azerbaijan
Director: Ilgar Najaf
Genre: Drama
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. However, the deep emotional scars he left behind cannot be erased from one day to the next.


Director’s Biography: Ilgar Najaf was born in March 2nd, 1975 in Ararat region of Armenian Republic (USSR). After ethnic conflict in 1988 (when he has 13) he and his family was forcibly expelled from Armenia and became refugees. In 1997 he graduated the Azerbaijan State University of Arts, film director’s faculty. 2004 he established the film studio “Buta Film” where produced the number of films as a producer as well as director.

Writer: A.Rustamov, I.Najaf, R.J Minneboo
Actors: Hasan Agayev, Samimi Farhad, Ilaha Hasanova, Gurban Ismailov
Azerbaijani / English subtitles