Director: Ilgar Najaf
Cast: Rafig Guliyev, Tofig Aliyev, Elnur Karimov
Azerbaijan; 98’, 2011, color
Azerbaijani with Turkish subtitles
Set in the foothills of a remote village in Azerbaijan, this charming modern-day fairytale focuses on Buta, an orphaned boy who lives with his Grandmother. Curious and sweet, he spends his days happily roaming the countryside. When local bullies force Buta to defend the honor of a friend, he reacts and embarks on his journey toward adulthood.
Nam June Paik was video art’s pioneer (1932 –2006). It is interesting that while Warhol and Nameth were experimenting with psychedelic happenings that combined rock, film and performance, the video art pioneers Nam June Paik, Stephen Beck, Eric Siegel and Steina Vasulka were researching in a similar direction.
I remembered a game as I was waiting in the passenger lounge for the ferry to arrive just a few minutes ago. A game we used to play at home when I was young, in my country that is very far away from here, a relic from the distant past; I don’t even remember how we used to play it. The kind of game that makes me feel a thousand times lonelier than I already am among the crowd waiting to get on the ferry.
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