Execution Day feature movie demonstrates the process of execution, its rules and other details in the USSR. In the movie we have shot the prison life of an innocent kolkhoz chairman and the most dangerous offender who is sentenced to execution.
In the movie the offender is not only extremely dangerous, but also intelligent as he anticipates that he will be sentenced to an execution, therefore he plans few crimes and directs his friends for them. He knows that the one who is sentenced to death cannot communicate with his family, even the information about the execution date or grave of a prisoner is confidential. Afterwards the prisoner talks about recent crimes which are conducted by himself to a chief. Thus, the chief gets suspicious about his employees and allocates the most reliable ones at the cell. But the prisoner gives information about events happening outside every 20 days and the chief keeps believing that his employees pass confidential information to the criminal. He does not know that all crimes have been planned beforehand.
Execution Day feature movie is the first movie which shows the process of execution in the USSR and based on actual events.


  • Jalaladdin Gasimov: Director, The Archive of Sholler, Tovuz Waterfalls
  • Jalaladdin Gasimov: Writer, The Archive of Sholler, Tovuz Waterfalls
  • Rahima Gasimova: Producer
  • Ajdar Zeynalov: Key Cast, “Khan”
  • Sabir Mammadov: Key Cast, “Reis”
  • Rovshan Karimdukt: Key Cast, “Akula”


  • Project Type: Feature
  • Runtime: 1 hour 35 minutes
  • Completion Date: May 17, 2018
  • Production Budget: 317,000 USD
  • Country of Origin: Azerbaijan
  • Country of Filming: Azerbaijan
  • Language: Azerbaijani
  • Shooting Format: 1920×1080 full hd
  • Film Color: Color

Screenings / Awards

  • Barcelona Planet Film Festival
    Best Narrative Feature Film Nomination
  • Diorama International Film Festival
  • Los Angeles CineFest
    United States
    Feature Film Semi-Finalist
  • Hollywood Screenings Film Festival
  • Capital Filmmakers Festival Madrid
  • The Lift-Off Sessions
    Official Selection
  • Lifft India Filmotsav
    Official Selection
  • Genre Celebration Festival
    Official Selection
  • Dadasaheb Phalke Internetational Film
    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
  • Awareness Film Festival
  • Equality International Film Festival
    Official Selection
    Official Selection
    Official Selection
  • Golden Hollywood International Film Festival
    Official Selection
  • FestiFlix
    Official Selection
  • Mozimotion
  • CINEMA LAB 2020
  • The BeBop Channel Content Festival

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