ⓘ Jalil Mammadguluzadeh (film, 1966)


ⓘ Jalil Mammadguluzadeh (film, 1966)

Jalil Mammadguluzadeh is an Azerbaijani biographic documentary film directed by Ali Musayev. The film was devoted to the 100th year anniversary of Jalil Mammadguluzade, who was the famous Azerbaijani journalist, enlightener, writer-satirist.


1. Production

There are no film frames in the film shot when Jalil Mammadguluzadeh was alive. But the authors of the film tried to describe the writer’s life and career, to portrait the writer, to reflect his thoughts, his view of life, attitude to the socio- political issues of his time. Along with Jalil Mammadguluzadeh, his contemporaries – Mirza Alakbar Sabir, Abdurrahim bey Hagverdiyev, Mammad Said Ordubadi, Ali Nazmi, Aligulu Gamkusar, Azim Azimzade and other Mollanesreddin supporters are also mentioned in the film.

The writer’s life in Nakhchivan, his studies at Mullah school, Gori Seminary, Tiflis period of his life, development and publication of Molla Nesreddin journal and the author’s struggle for the purity of Azerbaijan language are reflected here.


2. Crew

  • Voice Operator: S. Dokgina
  • Music Composer: Emin Sabitoglu
  • Directed by Ali Musayev
  • Operator: Seyfulla Badalov
  • Consultant - Professor: Mammad Jafar Jafarov
  • Author of the Scenario: Yusif Samadoghlu