ON THE 40TH PARALLEL

40-CI PARALELDE

By Emin EFENDIYEV, Emin MIRABDULLAYEV, Zamin MAMMADOV, Amil MAMIYEV

AZERBAIJANFILM STUDIO - as PROD

Drama - Completed 2016

Anthology film. 4 short stories set in different periods of time in Azerbaijan, directed by 4 young Azerbaijani directors with absolutely different style

    • Year of production
    • 2016
    • Genres
    • Drama, Comedy, Environmental
    • Countries
    • AZERBAIJAN
    • Languages
    • AZERBAIJANI
    • Budget
    • N/A
    • Director(s)
    • Emin EFENDIYEV, Emin MIRABDULLAYEV, Zamin MAMMADOV, Amil MAMIYEV
    • Writer(s)
    • Yusif SHEYKHOV, Ramiz FATALIYEV, Emin MIRABDULLAYEV, Zamin MAMMADOV, Amil MAMIYEV
    • Producer(s)
    • Mushfig HATAMOV (AZERBAIJANFILM STUDIO)
    • Synopsis
    • BLACK RIBBON -
      All branches of the lifeless tree in the refugee settlement, tied around with black ribbons. Every single refugee ties black ribbon around the branch of the desire tree for the same wish: to get back home.

      GIFT -
      This film tells the story of recently married young couple. The couple cannot fit in the society. However, they are ready to sacrifice their own lives in order to save their love.

      HIS FATHER -
      A journalist, despite of being a young father, had gone to the front line to protect the interests of his country in the Karabakh War and had gone missing. When the endless search of the journalist had turned into tiresome routine for his colleagues and family, little boy has started to wash his father's dusty car...

      POSTSCRIPT -
      The film is based on a true story. One of the Nobel brothers - Robert travels to the Caucasus to find walnut trees suitable for the rifle butts. When he arrived in Azerbaijan, he discovers the true oil euphoria here. By that time, his financial state leaves much to be desired. But at the exact same time, the parcel of land, that is susceptible to be an underground oil field, is on bidding.
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