INNER CITY

ICHERI SHEHER

By Ilgar SAFAT

AZERBAIJANFILM STUDIO - as PROD

Drama - Completed 2016

"At some point," Rafael tells Arzu, " people walk together ... and then their ways part ... each destined to follow the labyrinth of their own inner city ..."

Festivals
& Awards

Tallinn Black Nights IFF 2016
Forum
Cairo IFF 2016
Panorama
Lake Van IFF (Turkey) 2016
Best Actress (Tahmina RAFAELLA)
Int'l Film Fest. Of india, Goa 2016
Cinema of the World
Internatonal Film Festival of Kerala 2016
World Cinema
Pune International Film Festival 2017
Global Cinema
Yawvant International Film Festival 2017
Global Cinema
Worldfest-Houston 2017
Golden Remi
    • Year of production
    • 2016
    • Genres
    • Drama, Romance, Second film
    • Countries
    • AZERBAIJAN
    • Languages
    • AZERBAIJANI
    • Budget
    • N/A
    • Duration
    • 115 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Ilgar SAFAT
    • Writer(s)
    • Tahmina RAFAELLA, Ilgar SAFAT
    • Producer(s)
    • Mushfig HATAMOV (AZERBAIJANFILM STUDIO)
    • Synopsis
    • Arzu, a young girl growing up in contemporary Azerbaijan, falls in love with Rafael, her piano teacher's son, a veteran of the Karabakh War. Twice her age and unable to escape from the ravages of war, Rafael is forced to live on the edge of a society that sees him as a 'cripple.' Arzu, desperate to escape from the same repressive society which confines women to a strict, narrow path, chooses Rafael over her family and friends - but threatened by Arzu's mother, and guided by the wisdom born out of his own brokenness, Rafael makes the supreme sacrifice of love ... .
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