With the support of the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation, the Moscow Government and the Department of Culture of the city of Moscow

Euphoria of Delusions

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IN BETWEEN DYING
SƏPƏLƏNMIŞ ÖLÜMLƏR ARASINDA

Director: HILAL BAYDAROV
MEXICO, AZERBAJDJAN, USA
2020, 88'

Davud, a young man trying to find his "real" family, who completes his life cycle in a single day. When he does find Love, it's in the place he has always lived. But it is too late.

Hilal Baydarov was born in 1987 in Baku, Azerbaijan. During his high school years, he won the national championships of mathematics twice in 2004 and 2005. In 2011 he leads the Azeri team at the informatics olympiad in Thailand. After a master in computer sciences, he left for Sarajevo to study film directing with Bela Tarr. His debut feature film «Hills Without Names» was premiered at the Montreal Film Festival in 2018, the same year he won the Docu Talent award at Sarajevo Film Festival for his film «Birthday». «When the Persimmons Grew» (2019) is Baydarov's third feature film what won two awards at Visions du réel film festival in Nyon and also Heart of Sarajevo for Best Documentary Film at Sarajevo Film Festival. «Mother and Son» (2019) is his fifth feature film that premiered in competition in IDFA.

ScriptHilal Baydarov
CameraElshan Abbasov
MusicKanan Rustamli
ProducerHilal Baydarov,
Elshan Abbasov,
Carlos Reygadas,
Joslyn Barnes
CastOrkhan Iskandarli,
Rana Asgarova,
Huseyn Nasirov,
Maryam Naghiyeva
ProductionUcqar Film,
Splendor Omnia Studios,
Louverture Films
World salesPluto Film,
plutofilm.de

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