Best Georgian Movies of all Time

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1.
Repentance (1984)
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The day after the funeral of Varlam Aravidze, the mayor of a small Georgian town, his corpse turns up in his son's garden and is secretly reburied... (153 mins.)
Director: Tengiz Abuladze
 
2.
Father of a Soldier (1965)
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During World War II, Georgy Makharashvili, an old peasant wine-grower, leaves his Georgian village and goes off to the front lines to find his son... (83 mins.)
Director: Rezo Chkheidze
“ The unnaturalness of war for the person - the worker, the builder - is shown by the example of the fate of an old peasant wine-grower from Georgia. George Makharashvili goes to see his son, who was wounded and is in the hospital.

But before the father gets to its destination, the son left for the front. However, George can not go back to his village. He, along with the Soviet army goes all the way - the way to Berlin, to the victory over fascism. ” - Andy
 
3.
Udzinarta mze (1992)
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The Sun of the Sleepless. The film is about a doctor named Gela Bendeliani (Elgudzha Burduli) and his wealthless family in Tbilisi in Soviet Georgia. In the film Gela Bendeliani has an unlimited capacity for generosity and forgiveness. (123 mins.)
Director: Temur Babluani
“ The dramatic story of a doctor Gela, for many years alone attempting to get the vaccine against cancer and his son Dato, connected with a gang of criminals ... ” - Andy
 
4.
Blue Mountains, or Unbelievable Story (1983)
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An author - a passive young man - enters the Soviet-controlled bureaucracy of Georgia attempting to get his novel published only to be neglected and compartmentalized at every turn. (97 mins.)
“ The main character of Soso wrote the story "Blue Mountains" and took it to a publisher. Last autumn, winter, spring. No one story can not read, moreover, all instances disappeared.

And no wonder: no one in this organization is not engaged in the business - the director continually dangle for meetings and banquets, one of the editors carefully studying the French language, the other all the time dinner is cooking itself. The only one who reads the manuscript - is a painter. ” - Andy
 
5.
Pesvebi (1987)
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Giorgi tried different jobs in emigration, but did not succeed. He settled in France and died in nostalgia for his homeland. His ash was brought back in Georgia by his beloved grandson, who was greeted by the his Georgian relatives. (87 mins.)
Director: Guguli Mgeladze
“ A film about a young man who, unwittingly, was far from the homeland, from the roots. But time does not help him forget about her home ... ” - Andy
 
6.
Didi mtsvane veli (1967)
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When useful minerals are found in the valley, the herders are required to move. One of them, Sosana, can not cope with industrialization and is alienated from everybody, even his own family. (85 mins.)
“ In the Green Valley has an excellent pasture. One of the shepherds Sosan was very attached to them. But geologists have come here, they begin to explore and find minerals. Now there will be mining. Herdsmen, their families and cattle are transferred to another place, in comfortable village with a good farm. Everyone is happy with the move, only Sosan not want to move. ” - Andy
 
7.
Pirosmani (1969)
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The story of self-taught Georgian painter Niko Pirosmani. (105 mins.)
“ Scenes from the life of a genius artist primitivist Niko Pirosmani (1862-1918). A number of whimsically lined stories tells of the early years of the artist, his attempts to engage in trade, wanderings, unsuccessful courtship, meeting with only the love of itinerant canary, his loneliness, the Late recognition and bitter end. ” - Andy
 
8.
Street Days (2010)
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Modern time Tbilisi, Georgia. Cops arrest jobless heroine addict Checkie, 45, and give him 2 days to introduce Ika... (89 mins.)
“ Georgian drama about an unemployed addict without a penny in my pocket, thinking reflects the director of that generation, which at the time of the collapse of the Soviet Union was twenty years old generation who won a Soviet upbringing, and therefore inability to adapt to new socio-political and economic changes. ” - Andy
 
9.
The Wishing Tree (1977)
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This film is about psychology of people, about lonesome persons, about terrible mentality and about fantastic dreams... (107 mins.)
Director: Tengiz Abuladze
“ a film about people who lit up the dream. Every character has its own ideal. One worships the sky, another land, some worship of the flesh, others elevate the spirit. Some destroy the body, another soul ... ” - Andy
 
10.
Arachveulebrivi gamopena (1968)
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Back from the war, a promising sculptor Aguli gets married and while in the need to make for living becomes stuck in daily routine. Thus, he fails to create something special, but his apprentice is a new hope. (94 mins.)
“ To feed his family, the sculptor took the manufacturer of burial monuments. Then he was involved - and betrayed their dreams. And realized it only when the cemetery was once loaded with your own work ... ” - Andy
 
11.
Skhvisi shvilebi (1958)
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Nato, a student, befriends two kids in the street, a brother and a sister. She doesn't know that their father has just broken off his girlfriend on the grounds that the latter couldn't find common language with the children. (80 mins.)
Director: Tengiz Abuladze
“ Student Nato met on the street with two young children, and soon with their father, going through a difficult period in relations with the woman I love. Nato harassing the children, getting married to their father ... and soon left with two children in their arms. ” - Andy
 
12.
Magdana's Donkey (1956)
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Small Georgian village (ca. 1890) Magdana a widow lives in a shack with her 3 children and ekes out a living selling yogurt. When the children find a donkey lying by the road and nurse it to health, it seems the family's troubles are over. (67 mins.)
“ The effect of this chamber drama is set at the turn of the XIX-XX centuries in Georgia. A simple peasant family living through the sale of sour milk, which is the widow of Magdala is every morning to the bazaar in the city. Once, when her mother was not home, her children - six-and three-year Miho Kato - found on dorogebliz village dying donkey, which gave host.

Otpoili foundling, came out and as soon as the donkey came to himself, opened a large tender eyes, gave him the nickname "Lurdzha (blue eyes). Surrounded by caring, the donkey has become a real tool in a poor family. But this idyll lasted long ” - Andy
 
13.
Keto and Kote (1948)
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Using a marriage broker,a Prince in dire financial straits plans to marry the wealthy daughter of a merchant... (89 mins.)
“ Musical comedy based on the classic Georgian pieces A. Tsagareli "Khanum " ” - Andy
 
14.
Sherekilebi (1974)
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In the pursuit of happiness orphan Ertaoz left for city, where he fell in love with pretty Margalita and went to jail to save her. There he met his future teacher Qristepore who dreamed of building flying machine and they broke the prison. (79 mins.)
“ An ordinary man named Ertaoz falls in love with Marguerite - a woman of great beauty. But her former lover, police officer, using the authority, puts a guy in jail. Here Ertaoz is a cell with a self-taught inventor who built the wonderful air unit, which uses fuel instead of the power of love ... ” - Andy
 
15.
Veris ubnis melodiebi (1974)
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Pavle, who is a poor cart-driver has two girls, Maro and Tamro. The girls have a dream to take classes at a ballet school, but Pavle cannot afford such a luxury. Vardo, a laundress, decides to help the little girls. (96 mins.)
“ Hungry and cold in the house cab Paul. Two of his talented daughter Maro and Tamra dream to go to Dance scool opened in Tbilisi a visiting Italian. But where to get money for training? Kind and cheerful washerwoman Vardo trying to help, but ... goes to prison for theft. In the city - a stir and confusion. All took to the streets: schoolboys, bakers, merchants, thieves, janitors, ladies and musicians. Life stopped - all require the release from prison Vardo and each in its own right ... ” - Andy
 
16.
Keep Smiling (2012)
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10 women, seven of them belonging to the poorest population, are desperately trying to win a beauty contest for mothers who have more than 3 children. The winner will get an apartment and $25000. (90 mins.)
Director: Rusudan Chkonia
 
17.
In Bloom (2013)
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Set in the Georgian capital of Tbilisi in 1992. Friends Eka and Natia look to leave childhood behind as they ignore societal customs and work to escape their turbulent family lives. (102 mins.)
 
18.
Falling Leaves (1966)
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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. (91 mins.)
Director: Otar Iosseliani
 
19.
Three Houses (2008)
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Three stories happening in three different centuries, revolve around a mysterious painting entitled "Two Owls"... (96 mins.)
Director: Zaza Urushadze
“ Three stories happening in three different centuries, revolve around a mysterious painting entitled "Two Owls". ” - Andy
 
20.
Tangerines (2013)
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War in Georgia, Apkhazeti region in 1990. An Estonian man Ivo has stayed behind to harvest his crops of tangerines. In a bloody conflict at his door, a wounded man is left behind, and Ivo is forced to take him in. (87 mins.)
Director: Zaza Urushadze