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SCHAUKEL DES SARGMACHERS, DIE (SWING OF THE COFFIN MAKER, THE)

SCHAUKEL DES SARGMACHERS, DIE
photo © Driss Azhari

In rural Azerbaijan, mentally disabled Musa’s life consists of work and his father’s beatings. When the old man has to build the coffin for his own son, something changes in him.


Elmar Imanov was born in 1985 in Azerbaijan and has been living in Germany since 1998. After a six-month internship at Freedonia Filmproduktion, he started studying Directing in 2006 at the ifs international film school in Cologne.
Genre Drama
Category Short, Student Film
Year of Production 2012
Director Elmar Imanov
Screenplay Elmar Imanov
Cinematography Driss Azhari
Bastian Bothe
Cast Shamil Suleymanli, Rasim Jafarov, Gurban Ismailov, Emin Samedzade, Zülfiyya Durbanova, Aytac Abdullayeva, Elmar Imanov
Producer Eva Blondiau
Production Company ifs internationale filmschule köln
Length 30 min
Format HD
Original Version
 Azerbaijani
Subtitled Versions English, German
Festivals Sehsüchte 2012, Dresden 2012, KurzFilmFest Hamburg 2012, Montreal World Film Festival 2012, International Student Film & Video Festival Beijing 2012, Palm Springs 2013, Yerevan Internatinal Film Festival 2013, Drama 2013, Go Short Nijmegen 2014, NexT Film Festival Bucharest 2014, Lucania Film Festival 2014, Poitiers 2015
Awards Best Feature Under 30 Minutes Sehsüchte 2012, Student Academy Award 2012 (Bronze), Golden Award Beijing 2012, Apricot Stone Special Jury Mention Yerevan 2013, NexT Trophy & Audience Award Best Foreign Film Bucharest 2014

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