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.

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Vasili Chkhaidze ...
Qristepore
Demno Jgenti ...
Ertaozi
Ariadna Shengelaia ...
Margalita (as Ariadna Shengelaya)
Boris Tsipuria ...
Khuta, a policeman
Abrek Pkhaladze ...
Noshrevani
Merab Eliozishvili ...
Triponi
Akaki Bakradze ...
Mizana (as Arkadi Bakradze)
Grigol Tkabladze ...
Priest
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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.

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Excellent surrealistic drama
26 July 2006 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

Thumbs up for this pure pearl of soviet Georgian cinema. Highly recommended and not only for Georgians but for any moviegoer - everybody finds something appealing in this wonderfully developed and very well done film.

As for surrealism, it is exactly what makes to feel this film with its every bit: this surrealism is speaking on the language of every country and every nation.

And if you still doubt a word of mine, just watch this movie and you will know what I was talking about...

The director Eldar Shengelaya is very well known in Georgian movie art. The other highly recommended movies of his are "Tsisperi mtebi anu daujerebeli ambavi" and "Arachveulebrivi gamopena". By the way, all his movies show that he catches both the glimpses of daily life and the meaning beneath them with the pure professionalism and it is just pity he has not directed any movie since 1996.

All in all, watch and enjoy!!!


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