Tuesday 16 April 2024
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Bloody January

Azerbaijan officially declared its independence from the USSR on October 18, 1991, but it was on January 20th of the previous year that the republic was born in blood. It was on that day that Soviet tanks and artillery rolled into Baku killing some 170 Azeri nationalists. The historical events are seen through the eyes of the Narimanov family, in particular two brothers, KGB officer and communist Najaf, and ex-soviet army officer-turned-revolutionary Mehdi. Between the two brothers and their conflicting visions for Azerbaijan stands their mother Khadija...

Language
  • Azerbaijani
Runtime
138
Production Year
2015
Film Type
Feature
Production Countries
  • Azerbaijan
Casts
Nabahat Chehre, Azer Aidamir, Faig Mirzayev, Mina Sayid-Mamedova, Tamilla Hamidova, Vugar Velikhanov
Production Company
“Baki Film” Movie Studio
Premier Status
Asian Premiere

Crew List

Screenwriter
Vahid Nakhish
Producer
Mir Shahin Agayev, Vagif Asadullayev, Rufat Askerov
DOP / Camera
Vusal Jafarov, Afshin Alizadeh
Editor
Mastane Mojahir
Music
Arya Aziminejad

Festivals / Awards

2015: Diploma at 39th Montreal IFF
2015: Special Certificate at 39th Sao Paolo
2015: Special Diploma at 19th Black Nights IFF, Tallin
2015: Special Audience Award at 46th Goa IFF
2015: Mostra IFF

Director/s

Vahid Fuad Mustafa Yev
Vahid Fuad Mustafa Yev
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