Homeward (Evge), the Ukrainian film by Crimean Tatar director Nariman Aliev gains quite a popularity among cinema lovers in Ukraine. 14,356 people viewed film over the first week of release in this country.
According to the film's official Facebook page, the box office made USD 50,000 so far.
"Thanks to everyone who already watched it and all those who plan to do so in the near future", reads the message.
The film directed by Crimean Tatar director Nariman Aliev, reveals a story about Mustafa, the Crimean Tatar whose sons came to Kyiv after Crimea's annexation by Russia in 2014. When the older son dies, the father comes to Kyiv to get his younger brother back home and bury the dead son according to the Muslim tradition. Akhtem Seitablayev and Remzi Bilyalov played the main parts.
Earlier this month, Golden Globe Award's Longlist has been published. The list of Best Foreign Language Films, which includes 93 films from 65 countries, contains Nariman Aliev's drama "Homeward" - earlier the film was also included in the longlist of the Academy Award. “Homeward” became the only Ukrainian candidate in the longlist of the Golden Glove Award.