2016 Certificate: 15


Two lovers - Muslim Ali (Adam Bakri) and Christian Nino (María Valverde) - have their marriage hopes thwarted by her Georgian parents and then an act carried out by Ali that forces him to flee a mountain village.  After reuniting, the couple are later separated by the Soviet invasion of Azerbaijan when Ali opts to take on the Red Army. Christopher Hampton (Dangerous Liaisons) adapts the 1937 novel.


  • Asif Kapadia


  • Adam Bakri

  • María Valverde

  • Mandy Patinkin

  • Connie Nielsen

  • Homayoun Ershadi

  • Halit Ergenç