Potter's son Gogita moves from his distant village Sabudara to the town. Knowledge obtained from his father and his personal qualities help Gogita on his difficult way towards professional success and beautiful Tebrole's heart.
Determined to marry pretty Tasia, prince Avtandil abducts her from her wedding upon the pretext that she will be his maid. To save Tasia, his bridegroom's friends negotiate with the oppressor prince, but his is not enough.
Small Georgian village (ca. 1890) Magdana a widow lives in a shack with her 3 children and ekes out a living selling yogurt. When the children find a donkey lying by the road and nurse it to health, it seems the family's troubles are over.
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Grown up granddaughter recalls summer days spent in the village together with her grandmother Mariam and other children. Her memories are bitter sweet mix of childhood nostalgia and real life anecdotes.
This is very well made ( for it's time of course) historical movie. the plot is based on the MAMELUK culture in Turkish Army of 14-19 century. MAMELUKS were special troops of mostly kidnapped and the age of 5-7 Christian ( Georgian, Armenian, Ukranuan) boys, who were turned into Islam, grown up in Sparta-like conditions - in a barracks, all together, and were the best - and personal - troops of Turkish Sultan. One of known Mameluk was Rostan, of Armenian decent, who was Napopeon's personal bodyguard. This exact movie is a story of one of Georigan boys
Gocha - who was kidnapped at the age of 5-7 from his village and
became one of the highest officers in Turkish Army. He tried to escape with his love - a girl from Harem, but was caught. the final is very tragic - in a battle the main hero was fighting with a man from opposite army and wounded him badly. While falling from the horse, the wounded guy screamed in Georgian - and finally our hero recognized him as his childhood play friend Khvicha from the same village.
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