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40 Days of Silence / Chilla

Saodat Ismailova Director: Saodat Ismailova
Cast list: Rukhshona Sattarova, Barohat Shukurova, Saodat Rahimova, Farida Olimova
Screenplay: Saodat Ismailova, Ulugbek Sadikov
Director of Photography: Benito Strangio
Editor: Benjamin Mirguet, Nathalie Alonso-Casale
Music: Jacob Kierkegaard
Producer: Denis Vaslin, Jean des Forêts, Benny Drechsel
Distribution: Pascale Ramonda
Rights: Pascale Ramonda
Country: Uzbekistan, Netherlands, Germany, France
Year: 2014
Running time: 88
Presentation format: 2k digital
Language: Tajik
Subtitles: Czech, English
Movie synopsis: The lives of four women from one family temporarily intersect in a house in the Uzbek countryside. The main character, Bibicha, has decided to spend some time in silence. Rather than her story, the film focuses on the feelings and body experience, visually beautifully expressed through the slow dance of a female figure. Cloth, patterns on a female body thus melt in abstract images and the viewer puts together the fragments of the story that has led the young woman to this point. The life in the countryside follows clear rules, which can be both liberating and limiting. That is why the women, Bibicha and her aunt who returned from the city with an illegitimate daughter, take refuge in grandmother's house.
Awards and Nominations: Berlinale (2014) – In Competition (First Feature Award)
 
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Screenings
21.03.2014 / 14:30 Praha |CineStar Anděl, # 5, Alfa Romeo     buy ticket
22.03.2014 / 16:30 Praha |CineStar Anděl, # 5, Alfa Romeo     buy ticket
23.03.2014 / 19:00 Praha |CineStar Anděl, # 5, Alfa Romeo     buy ticket
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