Nora Martirosyan directed a ubiquitous and powerful first feature film inspired by the province of Armenia and the self-proclaimed Republic.
The novel successfully reveals a territories not recognized by the international community through absurd methods, which is the first exploitation of mankind. If the wind falls Photographed by Nora Martirosyan in 2018, calling herself the Republic of Nagorno-Karabakh. The director and visual artist was born in Armenia in 1973. He chose to draw the outline of the country like a topographicalist and carefully study the action routes of the characters. This is another good news for this ubiquitous film. Airport (the airport of the country’s capital, Stephen Nakert).
Produced by Julie Palatian (Sister Productions), If the wind drops In the spring of 2020, it won the official selection of the Cannes Film Festival and the ACID (Promotion of Independent Film Association) dual label. In the autumn months later, Nagorno-Karabakh was replaced by its tragic history. Armenian Province established ties with Azerbaijan in 1920 and declared its independence when the Soviet Union disintegrated in 1991 and declared itself an independent republic. At the end of the three-year war with Azerbaijan, a ceasefire agreement was signed in 1994, but the territory remained a battlefield for potential conflicts until the start of a new war. In September 2020, Azerbaijan (with the support of Turkey) did not succumb to the Armenian enclave.
Film producers sometimes seize on an unsolvable geopolitical problem to invent radical forms of invention. Regarding the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, let us quote Elia Suleiman’s comic genius (Intervention God, In 2002, It must be heaven In 2019) and Raed Andoni (Fix me, in 2009, Ghost hunting, In 2017). If the wind falls Pulsate with low continuous voltage. The first sequence in the form of a black ribbon: the rolling ridge at night from the Lachtin Corridor, this is the road connecting Nagorno-Karabakh and Armenia. The producer has not yet exposed the scenery, but the pure space of perception, strobe images and signs of human existence has yet to be established.
The inhabitants of this arid micro-region live on absurd terrain. Stepanakert Airport reached out to us, as if it had two concrete wings embedded in its facade. This small building looks good, but no planes can take off and land-as the country has not yet been officially recognized, the airport does not have the necessary permits. However, every day, everyone is in their job, including apron staff, control tower staff, managers, etc. Everyone is watching the day when passengers can finally board the plane. They believe that this will be the first step in recognizing the country.
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