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Blue Mountains, or Unbelievable Story (1983)

Tsisperi mtebi anu daujerebeli ambavi (original title)
An author - a passive young man - enters the Soviet-controlled bureaucracy of Georgia attempting to get his novel published only to be neglected and compartmentalized at every turn.

Director:

Eldar Shengelaia (as Eldar Shengelaya)

Writers:

Rezo Cheishvili (screenplay), Rezo Cheishvili (story "Tsisperi Mtebi") | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ramaz Giorgobiani ... Soso
Vasil Kakhniashvili ... Vaso
Teimuraz Chirgadze Teimuraz Chirgadze ... Director
Ivane Sakvarelidze ... Markscheider
Sesilia Takaishvili ... Molare
Grigol Natsvlishvili Grigol Natsvlishvili ... Irodioni
Vladimer Mezvrishvili ... Grisha (as V. Mezvrishvili)
Otar Guntsadze ... Mgebavi (as O. Guntsadze)
Darejan Sumbatashvili ... Bella (as D. Sumbatashvili)
Zeinab Botsvadze ... Lali
Nino Tutberidze Nino Tutberidze ... Mdivani
Giorgi Chkhaidze ... Shuqri (as G. Chkhaidze)
Mikheil Kikodze Mikheil Kikodze ... Otari (as Mikhail Kokodze)
Guram Lortkipanidze ... Tengizi
Guram Petriashvili ... Qmari
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An author - a passive young man - enters the Soviet-controlled bureaucracy of Georgia attempting to get his novel published only to be neglected and compartmentalized at every turn.

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Comedy | Drama

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Allegory To Modern Organizations
19 January 2015 | by g-tsaava-208-828886See all my reviews

This movie is timeless masterpiece, one of the best in Georgian cinematography. It is considered to be allegory of the system in Soviet Union and that is true; but nowadays when that system doesn't exist, it is difficult to relate to that period of time, especially for younger generations, who were born after collapse of Soviet Union.Somehow the movie hasn't lost it's relevance, even more, now this allegory can be attributed to organizations and to modern managers. Bureaucracy, lack of communication, procrastination,absenteeism and strange decision making process, what we often see in our workplaces, this movie is allegory to everything listed above. It is heavily loaded with quotations. It is one of the must watch movies in my opinion. Even more, you can watch it several times and every time you can rediscover a lot of new things. Thus, if you haven't seen it yet, I strongly recommend.


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Country:

Soviet Union

Language:

Georgian | Russian

Release Date:

October 1986 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Голубые горы, или Неправдоподобная история See more »

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Production Co:

Georgian-Film See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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