In Soviet Azerbaijan, a divorced Armenian couple fights over the custody of their daughter, Ashen. Stolen from one parent to another, Ashen's guardians are tragically killed in the bloody war surrounding them. Will the arrival of a new savior finally bring Ashen freedom? Official selection of the Global Lens Collection presented by the Global Film Initiative.
Yussuf and Aliosha are two shipwrecked sailors on an island in the Caspian Sea. They start working as sailor and mechanic for the fishing boats of the "Lights of the Communism" kolkhoz. Here the two friends will fall in love with the beautiful Masha.
When his parents try to marry him to their neighbors' daughter, Ahmad runs away from home and his family try to find him.
Biopic about general Hazi Aslanov, who died fighting Germans in WW2.
The film is about political events which took place in 1989.
The film is about the public prosecutor who fought against the criminality but was killed by them.
The film is about events which has happened with the "Potyomkin" ship.
The historical film about Azerbaijan composer Uzeyir Hadjibeyov's life.
A drama about a film crew making a movie in an isolated mountain town famous for its ancient fortress, and what happens when the town is threatened by a modern-day foreign invasion.
Last Night of Last Year
After the novel of the same name of I.Shykhly. The film is about new intelligenzia in Azerbaijan at the beginning of the XX c.
The movie tells about the tragedy of miserable people who turned to dogs. A group of people who desperately seeks for a job is abducted and forced to labor like slaves.
Murad, a young man, lives by the old ethical norms that are still valid in the suburbs of his city. He had promised Tofig, his childhood friend, to give him his sister as a wife, but Tofig is in love with another girl. He forgets the promise and takes the girl home. Murad is offended. According to the code of honor, he must take revenge. One of the first films ever produced in the Soviet Union to challenge the sociopolitical establishment.
The film is about the class struggle in the village between the various strata of society on the eve of Soviet powerformation.
The movie is about relations between mother and her daughter-in-law.
The film is about people who don't like national traditions and being Azerbaijani after returning from Europe.
The film is about dramatic revolutionary events happened in 1918 in Baku.
The story is set during an upsurge in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict and revolves around an old, sick ex-forestry worker and his wife Nabat, whose son has died in battle.
While there is famine during WW2, a boy with mom far away, tries to stay strong.