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The President (2014)

A brutal dictator comes face to face with the injustices committed by his regime when his country is taken over by revolutionists.

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Cast

Credited cast:
Mikheil Gomiashvili ...
President / Your Majesty / Grandad (as Misha Gomiashvili)
Dachi Orvelashvili ...
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Leo Antadze ...
Colonel
Zura Begalishvili ...
Barber
Elene Bezarashvili ...
Younger daughter
Guja Burduli ...
Political Prisoner - singer
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The soldier
Davit Davishvili ...
Marshall
Kakha Gabelaia ...
Tortured Political Prisoner
Gia Gogishvili ...
Groom
Nika Gordeziani ...
Soldier
Tekla Javakhadze ...
Bride
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Army Officer
Avto Karashvili ...
Man Who Saw the President
Lazare Kervalishvili ...
Barber's son
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The President is the story of a dictator of an imaginary country in the Caucasus, who is forced to escape following a coup d'état, and begins a journey to discover his country in the company of his five-year-old grandson. The two travel across the lands that the President once governed. Now, disguised as a street musician to avoid being recognized, the former dictator comes into contact with his people, which he comes to know from a different point of view. Written by AnonymousB

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from East
16 May 2016 | by See all my reviews

a dictator . his fall. and beginning of a way. one of films who could be defined as puzzle of memories. because the run, the fear, the dialogues, the transformation and the last scene are pieces from a wise manner to reflect reality on screen who has few brilliant examples in Eastern films. not exactly a national school but a great cinematography. slices from Repetance of Abuladze or Tarkovsky's universe, splendid exploration of detail, the air who becomes material and the scene of home return, the beach and the arguments of young man, the fight with the past, in words, looks and intentions, each, all define a film who could be real discovered in its profound sense - the artistic side is only one from them - for the public who preserves in his personal past slices from a dictatorship.


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