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Inner City (2016)

Icheri Sheher (original title)
"At some point," Rafael tells Arzu, "people walk together ... and then their ways part ... each destined to follow the labyrinth of their own inner city ..." Arzu, a young girl growing up ... See full summary »

Director:

Ilgar Safat

Writers:

Tahmina Rafaella (screenplay), Tahmina Rafaella | 1 more credit »
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Credited cast:
Tahmina Rafaella ... Arzu
Anar Khalilov Anar Khalilov ... Ali
Murad Yegizarov Murad Yegizarov ... Ruslan
Leyla Akhundova Leyla Akhundova ... Farah
Mekhriban Zeki Mekhriban Zeki ... Sabina
Rafiz Mehdizade Rafiz Mehdizade ... Young Rafael
Zemfira Agabekova Zemfira Agabekova ... Leyla
Murad Mamedov Murad Mamedov ... Murad
Elmira Shabanova Elmira Shabanova ... Nargiz
Inna Imranova Inna Imranova ... Rena
Firdovsi Atakisiyev Firdovsi Atakisiyev ... Rafael
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"At some point," Rafael tells Arzu, "people walk together ... and then their ways part ... each destined to follow the labyrinth of their own inner city ..." Arzu, a young girl growing up in contemporary Azerbaijan, falls in love with Rafael, her piano teacher's son, a veteran of the Karabakh War. Twice her age and unable to escape from the ravages of war, Rafael is forced to live on the edge of a society that sees him as a 'cripple.' Arzu, desperate to escape from the same repressive society which confines women to a strict, narrow path, chooses Rafael over her family and friends - but threatened by Arzu's mother, and guided by the wisdom born out of his own brokenness, Rafael makes the supreme sacrifice of love ...

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Drama

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Country:

Azerbaijan

Language:

Azerbaijani

Release Date:

1 March 2016 (Azerbaijan) See more »

Also Known As:

Inner City See more »

Filming Locations:

Baku, Azerbaijan

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Azerbaijanfilm See more »
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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