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Brigands-Chapter VII (1996)

Brigands, chapitre VII (original title)
King Vano rides bravely off into battle, but only after ensuring his passionate Queen is safely locked in her chastity belt.

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Amiran Amiranashvili ...
Vano
Davit Gogibedashvili ...
Sandro (as Dato Gogibedachvili)
Giorgi Tsintsadze ...
Spiridon (as Gio Tsintsadze)
Nino Orjonikidze ...
Eka (as Nino Ordjonikidze)
Aleqsi Jakeli ...
Victor
Niko Kartsivadze ...
Keli Kapanadze ...
Lia
Dato Tarielachvili
Nico Tarielashvili ...
Nico
Marina Kartsivadze
Kakhi Maisuradze
Emmanuel de Chauvigny ...
(as Manu de Chauvigny)
Narda Blanchet
Anne-Marie Eisenschitz
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King Vano rides bravely off into battle, but only after ensuring his passionate Queen is safely locked in her chastity belt.

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22 January 1997 (France)  »

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DEM 4,727 (Germany) (19 June 1998)
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I wouldn't know what to think of this film
20 February 2000 | by (Paris, France) – See all my reviews

if i hadn't seen his Otar Iosseliani's next film, 1999's masterpiece "Adieu, Plancher des vaches !". So my comment will probably be linked to the two films rather than only to this particularly strange journey, adrift in a Parisian's tramp mind. War is the main thread that links his dreams, as he embodies a medieval king, or a communist leader, or remembers of his east-european country, ravaged by war. But more interesting is the permanent obsession, for Iosseliani, of typical features like Cinema in itself, Paris, where the director actually lives (he's from Georgia), tramps, alcohol and songs. The scenes which I think are 'real' in opposition to 'dreamt' ones, mainly show the hero, with his unfortunate friends, but still happy singing beautiful harmonies. Just like the last scene (and others) from "Adieu,..". It is a bit difficult to follow the plot, since there are so many different ages edited together, but as the very first sequence shows us, this is only Cinema. So just let your mind wander with the pictures.


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