Tag Archives: Georgian

City of the Sun

City of the Sun

Feb. 10, 2017

City of the Sun

Up to 50 percent of the world’s manganese, a vital metal across the globe, used to be mined in Chiatura, in western Georgia. Today, it ...
Beginning
6.7

Beginning

Dec. 04, 2020

Beginning

In a sleepy provincial town, a Jehovah Witness community is attacked by an extremist group. In the midst of this conflict, the familiar world of ...
Mimino
8.2

Mimino

Jun. 06, 1977

Mimino

Georgian bush pilot Valentin (Valiko) Mizandari a.k.a. Mimino works at small local airlines, flying helicopters between small villages. But he ...
Salt for Svanetia
7.7

Salt for Svanetia

May. 24, 1930

Salt for Svanetia

Story of distant mountainous region in Georgia that depicts folklore, lifestyle and daily routines of Svani people, focuses on the scarcity of ...
The Communard’s Pipe
6.0

The Communard’s Pipe

Feb. 14, 1929

The Communard’s Pipe

A movie about living and fighting of Paris Commune and fate of the little boy – Communard. based on Ilya Ehrenburg novel. Release: ...
A Necklace for My Beloved
6.7

A Necklace for My Beloved

Three guys are living in a Dagestan aul, and all three are in love with the blue-eyed Serminaz. According to a mountaineers’ tradition, a ...
The Wishing Tree
8.4

The Wishing Tree

Dec. 19, 1976

The Wishing Tree

This poetic parable is part of Tenghiz Abuladze’s cinematic triptych: “The Supplication” – “The Wishing Tree” ...
The Swimmer
7.3

The Swimmer

Dec. 02, 1981

The Swimmer

The tale of a 20th century family line of swimmers who all attempt to swim some near-impossible distance in the Black Sea. Release: The Swimmer ...
Ramin
7.5

Ramin

Apr. 01, 2011

Ramin

Ramin, an ex-wrestler who once won seven matches in 55 seconds, lives alone in the east Georgian town of Kvareli. Long time ago he fell in love ...
Let the Summer Never Come Again
6.4

Let the Summer Never Come Again

A young man leaves his village to go into the city to audition to enter a dance company. He then is involved in illegal activities such as boxing ...
The Confession
6.3

The Confession

Oct. 26, 2017

The Confession

Priest Giorgi, a former Film Director, is sent to serve the small parish in the mountain village. To bring villagers closer to church he starts ...
And Then We Danced
7.8

And Then We Danced

Sep. 13, 2019

And Then We Danced

Merab has been training since a young age at the National Georgian Ensemble with his dance partner Mary. His world is suddenly turned upside down ...
Brother
6.7

Brother

Jan. 25, 2014

Brother

Giorgi is 16 years old when he discovers another world through American films forbidden in all Soviet Union until then. Since the ...
First Swallow
7.2

First Swallow

Jun. 06, 1975

First Swallow

A film about the first football team to be formed in Georgia, based in Poti at the beginning of XX century. Release: Pirveli mertskhali (1975) ...
Voyage of the Young Composer
7.6

Voyage of the Young Composer

The year is 1907. The young composer Nikusha sets out on a journey over the villages of Central Georgia to record folk songs. For this he ...
Khareba and Gogia
7.3

Khareba and Gogia

Dec. 27, 1987

Khareba and Gogia

Khareba Jibuti, Prince Kharashvili’s right hand man becomes an outlaw after he witnesses a series of injustices. After meeting another ...
In Bloom
7.6

In Bloom

Sep. 19, 2013

In Bloom

Eka and Natia leave their childhood behind and ignore societal customs to escape from their turbulent family lives. Release: in bloom General: ...
Repentance
8.4

Repentance

May. 01, 1987

Repentance

The day after the funeral of Varlam Aravidze, the mayor of a small Georgian town, his corpse turns up in his son’s garden. Although it is ...
Falling Leaves
7.8

Falling Leaves

Jan. 16, 1966

Falling Leaves

A young idealist takes a job at a local state run winery only to discover and become disillusioned by the corruption of the Soviet State Release: ...
Chantrapas
6.2

Chantrapas

Apr. 21, 2011

Chantrapas

A filmmaker finds creative freedom more elusive than he imagined in this ironic comedy-drama. Tired of the state-appointed producers and ...