On September 21, 2019, the National Film Commission of Uzbekistan, which is the Uzbekistan Representative of the Oscar Committee, held discussions about the films presented by a number of filmmakers from Uzbekistan for the Academy Award for Best International Feature Film.
As a result of the discussion, Umid Khamdamov’s full-length feature film “Hot Tortilla” has been officially selected for the Academy Award.
Feature film abstract
The film demonstrates the complex experience of a teenage girl Zulfiya. The film reveals comprehensively difficult relationships of girls, brides and grandmothers.
Scriptwriter – Umid Hamdamov
Stage Director – Umid Hamdamov
Director of Photography – Jahongir Ibragimov
Set Designer – Alisher Umrzakov
Composer – Kuziev Toir
Director of the picture – Camila Matenova
Cast: Zarina Ergasheva, Feruza Saidova, Munavvar Abdullaeva.
By order of the Uzbekkino National Agency
Production of the Uzbekfilm film studio