Fascinated with Matsi's fancy riding, a slaver queen offers him a job in her retinue. Matsi turns the offer down as he fights against slave trading and migrates towards Svaneti with his beloved Eka to flee from queen's vengeance.

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Cast

Credited cast:
Aleko Gabechava ...
Matsi Khvitya (as A. Gabechava)
Manana Abazadze ...
Eka (as M. Abazadze)
Gogi Kavtaradze ...
Kochoya
Dodo Abashidze ...
Margaya
Rezo Khobua ...
Dzgvibi
Valodia Tsuladze ...
Khvicha (as V. Tsuladze)
Liana Asatiani ...
Gurandukhti (as Lia Asatiani)
Giorgi Gelovani ...
Mouravi
Kakhi Kavsadze ...
Prince
Dato Kuparadze ...
Priest (as D. Kuparadze)
Zura Kipshidze ...
Kochoya jr.
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Tina Charkviani
M. Dondoladze
Bondo Goginava
M. Janjgava
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Fascinated with Matsi's fancy riding, a slaver queen offers him a job in her retinue. Matsi turns the offer down as he fights against slave trading and migrates towards Svaneti with his beloved Eka to flee from queen's vengeance.

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He Didn't Want to Kill  »

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