30.09. - 09.10.2021

There Was Never a Better Brother Russia 2011 | 93 min | OV | Colour | FF 2012

rated for 0 + years
Baku in the 1970s is the setting for this almost archetypal story about two unequal brothers: Jalil, the older, is married and works for the post office. His hobby is bee-keeping and, like the bees, he sees life in a reasoned, moderate manner.Simurg on the other hand loves adventure and doesn't waste time dreaming and thinking, but takes what he wants from life. When a beautiful girl enchants both brothers at once, their different temperaments become very clear. With magical realism and regular flashbacks to the brothers' childhood, the film recalls the Azerbaijan of the Soviet era.
Original title: I ně bylo lučše brata
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: Russian
Language and subtitles: OV
Director: Murad Ibragimbekov
Screenplay: Murad Ibragimbekov, Pavel Finn
Cast: Sergey Puskepalis, Evgeny Tsyganov, Nino Ninidze
Producer: Murad Ibragimbekov, David Shufutinsky, Alexander Shvydkoy
Director of Photography: Ivan Gudkov
Music: Alexey Aigi
Production Design: Murad Ibragimbekov, David Shufutinsky, Alexander Shvydkoy
Editor: Tatiana Egorycheva, Svetlana Guralskaya
Sound: 0
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Format: dcp
German Distributor:
World Sales: Intercinema Agency
Production: Central Productions International Group


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