At the beginning of the 19th century, Germans from Europe and Germany moved to Azerbaijan. Their role in the history of Azerbaijan was outstanding. For example, while people were lighting a candle in Tsardom of Russia, Azerbaijanis were using electric lamps owing to Germans. Furthermore, they brought the first railway, asphalt, and telegraph to Azerbaijan as well. But during World War II 22841 Germans were exiled to Kazakhstan and Siberia. One of these families was the Shollers. Sholler gave her granddaughter who was 6 months old to an Azerbaijani family due to the harshness of conditions of exile. We-SSP Production has shot a feature movie about this girl’s life and German’s culture.
This movie is distinctive because this movie includes stories that have never been told before and demonstrates landscapes that have never been shot before.

Credits

  • Jalaladdin Gasimov: Director
  • Jalaladdin Gasimov: Writer
  • Ajdar Zeynalov: Key Cast, “Mark”
  • Shirzad Pirallahi: Key Cast, “Jovani”
  • Sabir Mammadov: Key Cast, “Mikayil”
  • Rovshan Karimdukt: Key Cast, “Goyja Gasimov”
  • Ramiz Valiyev: Key Cast, “Sholler”

Specifications

  • Project Type: Feature
  • Runtime: 1 hour 28 minutes
  • Completion Date: April 10, 2018
  • Production Budget: 320,000 EUR
  • Country of Origin: Azerbaijan
  • Country of Filming: Azerbaijan
  • Language: Azerbaijani, English
  • Shooting Format: 4K
  • Film Color: Color
  • First-time Filmmaker

Screenings / Awards

  • Canada’s Yes! Let’s Make a Movie Film Festival
    Canada
    July 29, 2018
    BEST FEATURE FILM AWARD
  • Los Angeles CineFest LA
    United States
    June 20, 2018
    Feature Film Semi-Finalist
  • Genre Celebration Festival
    Japan
    June 13, 2018
    Best Drama Feature Nomination
  • AltFF Alternative Film Festival
    Canada
    June 13, 2018
    Feature Film Semi-Finalist
  • Straight Jacket Guerilla Film Festival
    United Kingdom
    June 5, 2018
    Feature Film
  • Social Machinery Film Festival
    Italy
    Drone View
  • 27 Chichester International Film Festival
    United Kingdom
    Feature
  • Accolade Global Film Competition
    United States
    May 28, 2018
  • European Cinematography AWARDS
    Poland
    Best Drama Film Finalist
  • Move Me Productions Belgium – Film Festival
    Best Feature Film Nomination
  • Mediterranean Film Festival Cannes
    WINNER
  • Social Machinery Film Festival
    WINNER
  • Lakecity İnternational Film Festival
    WINNER
  • Iranian Film Festival – San Francisco
    Semi-Finalist
  • 2019 Great Lakes International Film Festival
    Official Selection
  • The Lift-Off Sessions
    Official Selection
  • Lifft India Filmotsav
    Official Selection
  • Global Nonviolent Film Festival
    WINNER
  • Capital Filmmakers Festival Berlin
    Semi-Finalist
  • Germany’s Best Independents International Film Festival
    Finalist
  • Dadasaheb Phalke Internetational Film Festival
    Official Selection
  • New Dreams International Film Festival
    Official Selection
  • Rosarito International Film Festival
    Official Selection
  • International Film Festival of Detective Films and Television programs on Law-Enforcement themes DetectiveFEST
    Official Selection
  • First-Time Filmmaker Sessions
    Official Selection
  • FESTIVAL ANGAELICA
    Official Selection
  • Under The Stars International Film Festival
    Official Selection
  • New York Cinematography AWARDS
    Official Selection
  • Green Mountain Christian Film Festival
    Semi-Finalist
  • Prince of Prestige Academy Awards
    Official Selection
  • Accolade Global Film Competition
    Winner Award
  • FestiFlix
    Official Selection
  • Mozimotion
  • Waco Family & Faith International Film Festival
  • CINEMA LAB 2020
  • The BeBop Channel Content Festival

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