Eileen Hofer

HE WAS A GIANT WITH BROWN EYES

An Eileen Hofer’s movie

After her parents’ divorce, Sabina reluctantly followed her mother to Switzerland. Five years later Sabina, now 17, finally returns to her homeland of Azerbaijan. The film enters a family’s intimacy to tell a universal story that deals with adolescence, separation and self-discovery.

Length : 80 minutes
Languages : Azerbaijani and Russian with English subtitles
Year : 2012
Country of production : Switzerland

WRITTEN DIRECTED AND PRODUCED BY Eileen Hofer

WITH: Sabina Aghamaliyeva, Narmina Aghamaliyev,a Namik Aghamaliyev, Vagif Aghamaliyev Intizar Aghamaliyeva, Ulduz Aghamaliyeva, Mida Dzaynukova ,Narmina Mamedova, Nurmamed Mamedov, Maryam Huseynzade, Kerim Zergerli, Gulnara Aliyeva, Beyim Aliyeva, André Hofer, Farkhad Aleskerov, Wedding band Buta

Cinematography & Camera : Javier Gesto Sound and additional camera : Ivan Castineiras Chief Editor : Andres Enis Editor and Valentin Rotelli Assistant Editor : Félix Sandri Editing Studio : Struendo Film & Big Sur Films Sàrl Sound editor : Benjamin Benoît at studio Masé Assistant sound editor : Daniel Alvarez Flores Voice-over recording : Cornelius Bjorn Sound mix : François Musy & Gabriel Hafner Studio mix : Nos Sons Mix Music composed and produced by : Ladislav Agabekov, Julien Painot Mixed by Yvan Bing at Kitchen Studio Voices and lyrics: Kate Wax Violin : Rada Hadjikostova Cello : Amandine Lecras-Paraire Piano : Julien Painot Electric bass : Ladislav Agabekov Color Grading : Raphaël Frauenfelder at c-side Assistant Producer : Flavia Zanon Graphic Design : Gregory Antille Translation : Narmina Aghamaliyeva

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