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Blue Mountains, or Unbelievable Story (1983)

Tsisperi mtebi anu daujerebeli ambavi (original title)
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.

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(as Eldar Shengelaya)

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Soso
Vasil Kakhniashvili ...
Teimuraz Chirgadze ...
Director
Ivane Sakvarelidze ...
Markscheider
Sesilia Takaishvili ...
Molare
Grigol Natsvlishvili ...
Irodioni
Vladimer Mezvrishvili ...
Grisha (as V. Mezvrishvili)
Otar Guntsadze ...
Mgebavi (as O. Guntsadze)
Darejan Sumbatashvili ...
Bella (as D. Sumbatashvili)
Zeinab Botsvadze ...
Lali
Nino Tutberidze ...
Mdivani
Giorgi Chkhaidze ...
Shuqri (as G. Chkhaidze)
Mikheil Kikodze ...
Otari (as Mikhail Kokodze)
Guram Lortkipanidze ...
Tengizi
Guram Petriashvili ...
Qmari
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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.

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October 1986 (USA)  »

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As Montanhas Azuis ou Uma História Inacreditável  »

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fall of a period
27 August 2013 | by (Romania) – See all my reviews

absurd humor, memorable characters, a manuscript and a fight with shadows. a film about a death soul society, gallery of masks and hypocrisy, prisoners of waste of time and victims of need to be only insignificant shadows of existence. a film from East who present not only a deep crisis who can be considered version of Ionesco or Beckett theater but , in fact, it is only cruel-precise image of Soviet Union fall. nothing new because this form of satire is present, as instrument against politic regime, in many films from Communist camp but in this mixture of Ilf and Petrov, Bruno Schultz and Daniil Harms is something different. the secret ingredient - poor manuscript who can broke the large - fragile circle of fake certitudes.


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