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US Premiere

Director: Aykhan Tan

Azerbaijan, 2014, 17 min

Shooting Format:HDV

Festival Year:2015

Category:Narrative Short

Cast:Orkhan Ata, Azad Heydarov, Sevil Umbatova, Masim Suleymanov

Crew:Producers: Orkhan Ata - Screenwriters: Arzuman Mirzasoy - Cinematographer: Aykhan Tan - Editor: Aykhan Tan - Composer: Natiq Kamilov


Film is a modern approach to legend of Ederlezi (the prophet Elias). Getting bored of his acquaintances, Elias attempts to suicide. Suddenly he finds himself in a pool of a house in Cannes after suffocating to death in sea near Baku. There is another inhabitant in house, Arthur who is hiding from mafia. Monotone, unwavering life of Arthur changes after Elias appears. At first Arthur is planning to use Elias but changes his mind quickly after Elias saves his life. Having no common points, even no common language, they become friends through their lifestyle.


About the director

Aykhan Tan studied in Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University. Currently he is working freelance as an editor on movies and commercials.

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