The film is a touching story about an Uzbek family who gave shelter to 14 kids evacuated during the World War II while their own child was at the battlefronts. Children of different age and nationalities learn to live together in one house – a Russian boy, Uzbek, Jew, Lithuanian girl, Tatar, Kazakh and others. Evey child gets to the Makamov family accidentally but stays there by the good will of the foster parents, who understand that it would be better for the kids to stay at their house rather than at the orphanage during those difficult years. The film has wonderfully combined the ideas of patriotism, internationalism and expression of the national mentality of Uzbek people.
For the film You Are Not an Orphan Shukhrat Abbasov received a State award of Uzbek SSR named after Hamza. The film was also awarded a best screenplay prize at the 1st All-Union film festival in Leningrad, 1964. —Center of Central Asian Cinematography
Shuhrat Abbosov (also spelled Shukhrat Abbasov) (Uzbek: Shuhrat Abbosov, Шуҳрат Аббосов; Russian: Шухрат Абба́сов) (born January 16, 1931) is an Uzbek actor, screenwriter, director, and producer. Abbosov is celebrated as one of the founders of the Uzbek film making industry.He has received many honorary titles and awards, including a People’s Artist of the Uzbek SSR, a People’s Artist of the USSR, and an Order of the Red Banner of Labour. His movie Mahallada duv-duv gap (1960) is considered to be one of the best Uzbek films of all time.
Shuhrat Abbosov was born on January 16, 1931, in Kokand, then the Uzbek SSR. He graduated from the Tashkent Medical Vocational School in 1949. In 1954, he graduated from the Tashkent Theatrical Institute named after Alexander Ostrovsky. Later he took graduate courses in film directing at Mosfilm. Abbosov has produced at Uzbekfilm since 1959.
Shuhrat Abbosov has directed and produced dozens of films. With Aleksandr Naumov (II) Abbosov co… read more