Azerbaijan, 2017, 90 min.
Production: Azerbaijanfilm, Buta Film
Language: Azerbaijan, Russian
Format: DCP

Script: Asif Rustamov, Ilgar Najaf, Roelof Jan Minneboo
Director: Ilgar Najaf
DoP: Ayhan Salar
Editor: Elmir Hasanov
Composer: Firuddin Allahverdi
Producers: Mushfig Hatamov, Ilgar Najaf
Cast: Gurban Ismayilov, Ilaha Hasanova, Samimi Farhad, Hasan Agayev, Rovshan Karimdukht

Gabil returns home to the humble family farmstead, surrounded by an orchard of venerable pomegranate trees. Since his sudden departure 12 years ago he has not been in touch. The deep emotional scars he left behind cannot be erased easily.

Ilgar Najaf
Born in Armenia in 1975. His family was expelled from Armenia after the ethnic conflicts of 1988, and at 13 he was a refugee. Studied film and TV direction at the Azerbaijan State University of Culture and Arts. He established Buta Film in 2004.

2017 Pomegranate Orchard
2011 Buta
2009 Theatrical Life
2002 There Exists an Old Man
2000 Shacks without Shades