Nar baği (Pomegranate orchard)
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Festival in Media
Section: Forum of European Cinema
Country: Azerbaijan 
Year: 2017


Nar baği (Pomegranate orchard)

color/90 minutes

Director: Ilgar Najaf. Screenplay: Asif Rustamov, Najaf, Roelof Yan Minneboo. Cinematography: Ayhan Salar. Editing: Elmir Hasanov. Music: Firuddin Allahverdi. Cast: Ilahe Hasanova, Semimi Farhad, Gurban Ismayilov, Hesen Aghayev.

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.

AzerbaijanFilm, Buta Film production
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Buta Film

Ilgar Najaf

Born in Armenia in 1975. His family was expelled from Armenia after the ethnic conflicts of 1988, and at 13 he was a refugee. Studied film and TV direction at the Azerbaijan State University of Culture and Arts. He established Buta Film in 2004.





2017 Pomegranate Orchard
2011 Buta
2009 Theatrical Life
2002 There Exists an Old Man
2000 Shacks without Shades