Buta (Azerbaijani: Buta) is a 2011 Azerbaijani drama film written and directed by Ilgar Najaf.[1] The film was selected as the Azerbaijani entry for the Best Foreign Language Oscar at the 85th Academy Awards, but it did not make the final shortlist.[2] In 2011 it won the Asia Pacific Screen Award for Best Children's Feature Film.[3]

Directed byIlgar Najaf
Written byIlgar Najaf
Produced byIlgar Najaf
CinematographyGiorgi Beridze
Release date
  • 2011 (2011)
Running time
98 minutes

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  1. ^ "Buta - Panorama". poff. Archived from the original on 13 October 2012. Retrieved 7 September 2012.
  2. ^ "Ukraine, Azerbaijan pick Oscar entries: Illienko's 'Firecrosser,' Najaf's 'Buta' selected". Variety. Archived from the original on 19 January 2013. Retrieved 7 September 2012.
  3. ^ "Asia Pacific Screen Awards Winners Circle". acmi. Archived from the original on 29 March 2012. Retrieved 23 March 2013.

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