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.
The day after the funeral of Varlam Aravidze, the mayor of a small Georgian town, his corpse turns up in his son's garden and is secretly reburied. But the corpse keeps returning, and the ... See full summary »
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.
Young lovers Seyran and Susan meet a tragic fate because of patriarchal prejudices of their parents. Although arranged for marriage in early childhood, and despite youngsters' love, ... See full summary »
a gem. small. delicate and seductive. remembering old fairy tales from the East, using the motif of looking for the love and the sacrifices for conquering it, not ignoring popular themes and being an Abuladze admirable work. a film of a special emotion more than of a story. because the story is well known in the space between Balkans and Caucasus. and only the humor, the music, the acting are the pieces for make the difference . the poetry of film - one of the basic virtues. the social and cultural exploring - the other significant pillar of a film about small things defining, in profound sense, the life. so, a travel for demonstrate the force of noble feelings.
0 of 0 people found this review helpful.
Was this review helpful to you?
| Report this