In focus. Open spaces. Caucasus 2011
The Precinct
  • Director: Ilgar Safat

    (nee Mammadov Ilgar Kamil Ogli) was born in Baku in 1972. A film-director, a poet and a rocksinger with a degree in Russian literature. In 2002 he graduated from the Graduate School of Script- Writers and Directors, Moscow, studio of V. Khotinenko. In 2002, he made the film “The Grandson of the Mountains”, which for many years represented Azerbaijan in numerous cities of Europe. In 2003, he made the film “The Roots of the Sky”, which was awarded a diploma and a prize from the Governor of Khabarovsk. In Germany, the film was included in the catalogue of the best ethnographic pictures.

Azerbaijan,  2010,  117 min.
Cast:
Vagif Ibragimogli, Teymur Odushev, Ramis Ibragimov, Ruslan Ismailov
Section:
In focus. Open spaces. Caucasus

The story is set in Baku. A famous Azeri photographer has to choose between accepting a valuable job offer in Africa or marrying his fiancée. The photographer decides to accept the job offer. During the ensuing quarrel, the photographer and his fiancée have a car accident. They find themselves in a police precinct, where the photographer has to come to terms with his dread of women or he will not leave the precinct alive.

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