He Was A Giant With Brown Eyes
Documentary, 80 min.
|Title F:||C'était un géant aux yeux bruns|
by Eileen Hofer
Switzerland, January 2012
After their parents’ divorce, Sabina had to move to Switzerland with her mother, while Narmina stayed with her father in Baku. Five years later Sabina returns to Azerbaijan at the age of 17 to live with her father. But he intends to remarry and has not yet told his daughters. At the same time, Narmina is preparing her farewell to her boyfriend Kerim, who has enlisted for one year of military service. Scene after scene the film sketches the portrait of an Azerbaijani family living between the Western world and Muslim and Russian traditions.
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Written by: Eileen Hofer
World Premiere: January 2012
Original Version: Russian/Azerbaijani (english subtitles), colour, DCP-Harddisk, 80 min.
5 To Five Team Production
Producer: Eileen Hofer
Executive Producer: Eileen Hofer
Editing: Andres Enis, Valentin Rotelli
Location Sound Mix: Ivan Castiñeiras
Sound Editing: Daniel Alvarez Flores, Benjamin Benoit
Sound Design: Gabriel Hafner, François Musy
Music: Julien Painot, Ladislav Agabekov, Kate Wax
Open / CloseAwards
- Rio de Janeiro, International Women's Film Festival, Melhor Direção Internacional 2012