Buta

  • January 24, 2014 / 17:00
  • February 1, 2014 / 16:00

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.

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Trailer

Buta

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