Sundance Festival to host premiere of Ali and Nino
Ali and Nino, a film based on Kurban Said's famous novel, will be present at the prestigious International Film Festival Sundance in the US, which will be held on January 21-31.
Executive producer of the film is the vice-president of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, Leyla Aliyeva, the film's producer is Chris Tike, chief director is Asif Kapadia and screenwriter is Christopher Hampton.
Roles in the film are performed by Adam Bakri, Maria Valverde, Mendy Petinkin, Connie Nielson, Riccardo Skamarchio, Homayon Ershadi, Fakhraddin Manafov, Assaad Bab, Numan Acar and others.
The shootings started on 24 February 2015 and continued until June, Trend reports. It took place in Baku, the historic part of the Old City and also in Gobustan, Khinalig and other districts.