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, a wounded soldier. But before the father ... See full summary »
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. But the corpse keeps returning, and the ... See full summary »
Wandering minstrel Ashik Kerib falls in love with a rich merchant's daughter, but is spurned by her father and forced to roam the world for a thousand and one nights - but not before he's ... See full summary »
far from basic adaptation, it is picture of rural Georgia in Abuladze style. nuances of feelings, levels of gestures, war, love story, hope, sacrifice, beauty of a life way out of common rules. a not complicated film , fruit of one of great teenagers book. in fact, it is arena for delicate - precise art of Sesilia Takaishvili as wise, nice, powerful grandmother and occasion to reveal the rules of friendship, end of an age, purity of love and faces of village. nothing great. just Abuladze exploring a Georgia in which Soviet regime is only a small shadow and freedom - just definition of each image. a touching meeting between Abuladze science of detail and Dumbadze novel.
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