New Horizon (film)

New Horizon (Yeni horizont) is a 1940 Soviet drama produced by the Baku Film Studio (the Azerbaijani SSR's state film production company) , starring Ismail Efendivev, Rza Afganli, Alesker Alekperov, and Ali Gurbanov.

New Horizon
Directed by
  • Grigory Braginsky
  • Aga-Rza Kuliev
Written byImran Kasumov
Produced by
  • Mukhtar Dadashev
  • Fedor Novitsky
Starring
CinematographyAnton Zenkovich
Edited byAnton Komrakov
Music byNiyazi
Production
company
Baku Film Studio
Release date
  • December 29, 1940 (1940-12-29)
Running time
83 minutes
CountryUSSR/Azerbaijan
LanguageAzerbaijani

PlotEdit

The film tells about the life of Baku oil workers and the discovery of new oil fields. The conflict in the film is based on the contradiction of inertia, conservatism and ahamism, which are the remnants of anility, with its innovative idea in the world of science.[1][2]

CastEdit

  • Ismail Efendiev - Adil Kərimov
  • Rza Afganli -Professor Əhmədov
  • Alesker Alekperov -Partiya təşkilatçısı Aslanov
  • Ali Gurbanov - Heydər
  • Sofa Bashirzade - Validə
  • Aziza Mamedova - Fatma
  • Movsun Sanani - Ruben
  • Mustafa Mardanov - Trest müdiri
  • Ali-Sattar Melikov - Rüstəm Abbasov
  • V. Chavchavadze - Tibb bacısı

ProductionEdit

  • Written by: Imran Kasumov
  • Directed by: Aga-Rza Kuliev, Grigory Braginsky
  • Photography directors: Fyodor Novitsky, Mukhtar Dadashov
  • Music by: Niyazi
  • Sound engineer: Ilya Ozersky
  • Lyricist: Aliaga Wahid
  • Assistant stage manager: Latif Safarov, Mamed Alili (the latter is uncredited)
  • Assistant cameraman: Teyyub Akhundov
  • Cutter and assistant stage manager: Zeinab Kazimova

SourcesEdit

  • Şəmsəddin Abbasov. “Sovet Azərbaycanının kinosu” //Kommunist.- 1958.- 29 avqust.
  • Azerbaijan SSR cinematography. Cinema: Encyclopedical dictionary / Сhief editor S. I. Yutkevich; Editorial board: Y.S. Afanasyev, V.E.Baskakov, I.V. Vaysfeld and others. — Moscow: Soviet Encyclopedia, 1987. — page 12.
  • Azerbaijan SSR cinematography. Cinema: Encyclopedical dictionary / Сhief editor S. I. Yutkevich; Editorial board: Y.S. Afanasyev, V.E.Baskakov, I.V. Vaysfeld and others. — Moscow: Soviet Encyclopedia, 1987. — page 222.
  • Azərbaycan SSR Elmlər Akademiyası. Memarlıq və İncəsənət İnstitutu. Nazim Sadıxov. "Ağarza Quliyev haqqında qeyd". Azərbaycan bədii kinosu (1920-1935-ci illər). Bakı: Elm, 1970.- səh. 26
  • Azərbaycan Respublikası Mədəniyyət Nazirliyi. C.Cabbarlı adına "Azərbaycanfilm" kinostudiyası. Aydın Kazımzadə. Bizim "Azərbaycanfilm". 1923-2003-cü illər. Bakı: Mütərcim, 2004.- səh. 63-64.
  • Azərbaycan Milli Ensiklopediyası: Azərbaycan. Ramiz Məmmədov. Kino. Azərbaycan Milli Ensiklopediyası Elmi Mərkəzi, 2007.- səh. 813.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Новый горизонт". hdrabbit (in Russian).
  2. ^ "Cinema for the "Soviet East": National Fact and Revolutionary Fiction in Early Azerbaijani Film". Cambridge University.

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