The hero has to create and train teen football team, but the problem is that he has no idea how to do that and doesn't like football at all. So he tries to create very weak team from ... See full summary »
Grown up granddaughter recalls summer days spent in the village together with her grandmother Mariam and other children. Her memories are bitter sweet mix of childhood nostalgia and real life anecdotes.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Gifted and enthusiastic sportsman Jason creates first ever Georgian football club in seaport Poti. Despite the poverty and lack of sport equipment they defeat numerous foreign and domestic teams until they face famous English club.
I go out of my way to see movies filmed in languages I don't know, in the hope that I can intuit enough meaning from the action (and the actors' gestures and emotions) to learn some of the lingo. This movie is in the regional language of Soviet Georgia, a dialect I don't speak at all. Fortunately, there's not much dialogue here, and much of it is 'empty' dialogue: people yelling at each other rather than exchanging information.
There's a farmer whose olives are ready for harvesting. He has a big jar he wants to put them in -- a jar large enough to contain a man -- but his wife smashes a big piece out of it. (The jar looks suspiciously pre-broken; the props master hasn't done a good job.) The farmer summons a tinker, or whatever those tradesmen are called who mend pottery. The hole in the jar is large enough for the tinker to step right inside ... so, for some incomprehensible reason, he climbs INSIDE the jar to mend it. Once inside, of course he can't get out through the jar's narrow neck. The farmer keeps yelling at the tinker, who yells back from inside the jar. Oddly, the tinker -- he's the one who's trapped inside the jar, mind you -- seems to be calmer than the farmer. Eventually the tinker starts smoking his pipe whilst inside the jar: I laughed at the image of clouds of smoke emerging from within the jar. From this point the movie degenerates into slapstick.
As I couldn't follow all the dialogue, I shan't rate this comedy. But I laughed several times, and I think I was laughing in the right places, so I guess this movie succeeds at what it meant to do.
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