Sundance Festival hosts premiere of Ali and Nino

Sundance Festival hosts premiere of Ali and Nino

The premiere of the film 'Ali and Nino' took place at the International Film Festival Sundance in the US.

The executive producer of the film is the vice-president of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, Leyla Aliyeva, the film's producer is Chris Tike, the chief director is Asif Kapadia and the screenwriter is Christopher Hampton.

Roles in the film are performed by Adam Bakri, Maria Valverde, Halit Ergenc, Mendy Petinkin, Connie Nielson, Riccardo Scamarcio, Homayon Ershadi, Fakhraddin Manafov, Numan Acar and others.

The premiere was attended by Asif Kapadia, Chris Tike and Adam Bakri, Trend reports.

Ali and Nino, a film based on Kurban Said's famous novel, tells the story of Azerbaijan’s struggle for independence and the love of two young people of different faiths against the background of complex historical events in the early 20th century.

'Ali and Nino' will soon be presented in Baku.