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Samanishvilis dedinatsvali (1977)

Impoverished old nobleman Bekina insists on marrying a wife, but his son Platon does not want to have sharer in father's inheritance. Platon finds two times widowed and childless bride for Bekina, but a fate makes fun of him.

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Credited cast:
Vasil Kakhniashvili ...
Bekina
Berta Khapava ...
Melano
Imedo Kakhiani ...
Platon
Venera Neparidze ...
Stepmother
Nodar Chachanidze ...
Kirile
Salome Kancheli
Shota Gabelaia ...
Aristo (as Shota Gabelia)
Vasili Chkhaidze
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Akaki Bakradze ...
Priest (as Arkadi Bakradze)
G. Chachanidze
T. Gviniashvili
Tamar Gviniashvili
Gizo Kakauridze
N. Kveidze
G. Modebadze
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Impoverished old nobleman Bekina insists on marrying a wife, but his son Platon does not want to have sharer in father's inheritance. Platon finds two times widowed and childless bride for Bekina, but a fate makes fun of him.

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23 April 1980 (Denmark)  »

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a fairy tale
6 April 2017 | by See all my reviews

one of the fairy tale from the East important not for fantastic or for magic but for the noble intention to resurrect the past. gray nuances and a long trip. crisis in the life of a family and the attempt to remind old images about a mythical Georgia. the problem, the solutions, the travel - each is well known. but this is the source of seduction of a story, like so many others, in which costumes, landscapes, dialogues and the self definition of Platon are parts from a story behind the birth of world. because the impressions are the lead motif to see the film. and it is enough for explore a state of soul and the essence of tradition.


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