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The Wishing Tree (1977)

Natvris khe (original title)
This film is about psychology of people, about lonesome persons, about terrible mentality and about fantastic dreams...

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... Marita (as Lika Kavjaradze)
... Gedya
... Shete
... Tsitsikore
... Pupala
... Rebel Iorami
... Mumbula (as Erosi Mandjgaladze)
... Ertaozi
... svyaschennik Okhrokhine
... Chachika (as Giorgi Gegechkori)
... Maradia
... Georgi Batula
... Padlaura
... Tagria (as Djemal Gaganidze)
... Qoria
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This film is about psychology of people, about lonesome persons, about terrible mentality and about fantastic dreams...

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23 August 1977 (Soviet Union)  »

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a horse, a child, a poppies field
2 March 2017 | by See all my reviews

a poem. about love and fear and need to escape from social pressure. a confession. and one of the most powerful films of Abuladze for remind the authority of tradition, for the portraits of each character, for the start scene, for the universe of each meet and for the waters of emotions. nothing surprising. landscapes and colors and words and a profound drama as definition of a state. an aesthetic experience. and discovery of a world who is so seductive in its cruelty and bizarre laws and rituals, faith or brutality than it seems be translation of present events. a village. and its people. from Caucasus or Balkans or Middle Orient. or, just from a form of past who defines us. because the story, so simple and touching and delicate and cold has the great virtue to be , in special way, part of our past.a horse, a child, a poppies field.the face of a young woman. the death/sin. and the words of an old man. and nothing else. as deep treats of a protective circle.


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