Hot Bread

Hot Bread (Uzbek: Issiq non) is a 2018 Uzbekistani drama film directed by Umid Khamdamov. It was selected as the Uzbekistani entry for the Best International Feature Film at the 92nd Academy Awards, but it was not nominated.[1] It was the first time that Uzbekistan had submitted a film for the Best International Feature Film Oscar.[2]

Hot Bread
Hot Bread poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed byUmid Khamdamov
Written byUmid Khamdamov
  • Zarina Ergasheva
  • Feruza Saidova
  • Munavvara Abdullayeva
Release date
  • 18 December 2018 (2018-12-18) (Tashkent)
Running time
87 minutes


A teenage girl longs to move away from her village to live with her mother in the city.


  • Zarina Ergasheva as Zulfiya
  • Feruza Saidova as Zulfiya's mother
  • Munavvara Abdullayeva as Zulfiya's grandmother

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Kozlov, Vladimir. "Oscars: Uzbekistan Selects 'Hot Bread' for International Feature Film Category". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 25 September 2019.
  2. ^ "Uzbekistan announces movies for Oscar nomination". Archived from the original on 26 September 2019. Retrieved 26 September 2019.

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