Farid GUMBATOV
Фарид ГУМБАТОВ
Farid GOUMBATOV
Russia / Azerbaijan, 2007, 90mn 
Colour, fiction
Kavkaz
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Кавказ

 

 Caucasia

 Le Caucase

 
Directed by : Farid GUMBATOV (Фарид ГУМБАТОВ)
Writing credits : Farid GUMBATOV (Фарид ГУМБАТОВ)
 
Cast
Andrei CHERNYSHOV (Андрей ЧЕРНЫШОВ)
Khamida OMAROVA (Хамида ОМАРОВА)
Ada ROGOVTSEVA (Ада РОГОВЦЕВА)
Liubov TOLKALINA (Любовь ТОЛКАЛИНА)
 
Cinematography : Telman MAMEDOV (Тельман МАМЕДОВ)
Music : Rauf ALYEV (Рауф АЛИЕВ)
Companies : Mosfilm
Film revenue in Russia : 0.044 million dollars
Release Date in Russia : 06/03/2008
 

Plot synopsis
Film parable.
Long ago, in some other life, the train was rushing the dreamer Sonia, a young Moscovite, to the Caucasus, to the house of her future husband, a strikingly handsome long voyage captain. Following the noisy and merry lavish Caucasian wedding the routine life began, full of joys, sorrows, resentments and holidays. Then war came to the Caucasus and everything except for fear lost significance. The captain went missing. Sofia and her mother-in-law Maria live from hand to mouth. After years of ordeal they get a chance to leave. In the train, Sofia gets to know Alexander. They fall in love. As for Maria, she realizes that her entire life is left behind in the mountains of the Caucasus. None of them knows that the new calamity is only hours away..
Source : Moscow Film Festival
 

commentaries
Farid Gumbatov : Caucasia (Kavkaz, Azerbaijan/Russia, 2007), Julie CHRISTENSEN, kinokultura.com, 2009
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Moscow International Film Festival (MIFF), Moscow (Russia), 2008
- International Human Rights Film Festival, Moscow (Russia), 2008

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