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
Original title: CHILLA
Dir: Saodat Ismailova
Prod: Volya Films
Sc: Saodat Ismailova, Ulughbek Sadikov
D.O.P.: Benito Strangio
Completed: early 2014
Cast: Rushana Sadikova, Saodat Rahminova, Barohad Shukurova.
Festivals and Awards a.o.:
Berlin International Film Festival (Forum)
Seattle International Film Festival
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).
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