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40 Days of Silence
40 Days of Silence

40 Days of Silence

A young woman decides to take a vow of silence followed by her past, unaware of her future and struggling with the present.

Surrounded by high mountains, in an isolated village of Central Asia, Bibicha, a young woman, decides to take a vow of silence followed by her past, unaware of her future and struggling with the present. Will her awakening as a woman and her personal journey answer her questions ?

87’ / DCP / colour

Genre: drama
Original title: CHILLA
Dir: Saodat Ismailova
Prod: Volya Films 
Sc: Saodat Ismailova, Ulughbek Sadikov         
D.O.P.: Benito Strangio
Completed: early 2014
Language: Uzbek
Cast: Rushana Sadikova, Saodat Rahminova, Barohad Shukurova.

Festivals and Awards a.o.:
Berlin International Film Festival (Forum)
Seattle International Film Festival

Saodat Ismailova:
a.o. TALE OF THREE KHANATES (2009, doc), BADAKHSHAN (2008, doc), CREATING RANGIN KAMAN (2008, doc), SPRITITUAL MUSIC OF AZERBAIJAN. ALIM AND FARGANE QASIMOV (2007, doc).

Volya Films

ph: +31 10 415 5621
info@volyafilms.com
www.volyafilms.com

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