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 Bohn 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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