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Brave sons of Khevsureti and Kisteti fight against each to protect their homelands. But, they confront faulty domestic traditions to respect enemy's true prowess and find themselves in conflict with own compatriots.

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Tengiz Abuladze
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Cast overview:
Spartak Bagashvili ... Gvtisia
Rusudan Kiknadze ... Woman
Ramaz Chkhikvadze ... Matsili
Otar Megvinetukhutsesi ... Jokola
Zurab Kapianidze Zurab Kapianidze ... Zviadauri (as Zura Qapianidze)
Nana Kavtaradze Nana Kavtaradze ... Agaza
Irakli Uchaneishvili ... Musa
Tengiz Archvadze ... Aluda
Geidar Palavandishvili ... Mutsali
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Brave sons of Khevsureti and Kisteti fight against each to protect their homelands. But, they confront faulty domestic traditions to respect enemy's true prowess and find themselves in conflict with own compatriots.

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Country:

Soviet Union

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Georgian | Russian

Release Date:

1 November 1981 (Czechoslovakia) See more »

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The Entreaty See more »

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Georgian-Film See more »
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2.35 : 1
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2 August 2017 | by KirpianuscusSee all my reviews

Vazha Pshavela.discovered by Abuladze. traditions, pray, symbols and clashes. and the poetry as large fresco, sound of words, looks, gestures and the way of a stranger, far by his people, to close by enemy, far by the death, to close by devil. a film about honesty. as only virtue. about solitude. and about the run. about temptations. and about a new Job. but, more important, about faith. it is easy to see in "Vedreba" the reflection of the lives of Luka Razikashvili and Tenghiz Abuladze. the both are testimonies about the fight for fundamental values. the both are sacrifices. and, maybe, this is the motif for who this poem, this film are experiences for the viewer. aesthetic experience, off course. but , like a trip in the past, pieces about the meanings of yourself. because, after you see "Vedreba" again and again, something special defines an unique state. more than the story of an warrior and the story of the poet, it is the story of near every day reality. maybe, yours story. and this does "Vedreba", more than admirable cinematography, a precious gift.


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