Pomegranate Orchard

Pomegranate Orchard (Azerbaijani: Nar bağı) is a 2017 Azerbaijani drama film directed by Ilgar Najaf. It was selected as the Azerbaijani entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 90th Academy Awards, but it was not nominated.[1]

Pomegranate Orchard
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Film poster
Directed byIlgar Najaf
Written byIlgar Najaf
StarringHasan Agayev
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Running time
90 minutes


Inspired by Anton Chekhov's The Cherry Orchard, the film follows a prodigal son who returns after 12 years. His reappearance at the family home in rural Azerbaijan significantly alters their way of life.[2]


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  1. ^ "Azerbaijan sends "Pomegranate Orchard" to Oscar". Azer News. 18 August 2017. Retrieved 18 August 2017.
  2. ^ Simon, Alissa (10 July 2017). "Karlovy Vary Film Review: 'Pomegranate Orchard'". Variety. Retrieved 18 August 2017.

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