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Brigands-Chapter VII (1996)

Brigands, chapitre VII (original title)
King Vano rides bravely off into battle, but only after ensuring his passionate Queen is safely locked in her chastity belt.

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Otar Iosseliani

Writer:

Otar Iosseliani
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Cast overview:
Amiran Amiranashvili Amiran Amiranashvili ... Vano
Davit Gogibedashvili Davit Gogibedashvili ... Sandro (as Dato Gogibedachvili)
Giorgi Tsintsadze Giorgi Tsintsadze ... Spiridon (as Gio Tsintsadze)
Nino Orjonikidze Nino Orjonikidze ... Eka (as Nino Ordjonikidze)
Aleqsi Jakeli Aleqsi Jakeli ... Victor
Niko Kartsivadze Niko Kartsivadze ... Cola
Keli Kapanadze Keli Kapanadze ... Lia
Dato Tarielachvili Dato Tarielachvili
Nico Tarielashvili Nico Tarielashvili ... Nico
Marina Kartsivadze Marina Kartsivadze
Kakhi Maisuradze Kakhi Maisuradze
Emmanuel de Chauvigny Emmanuel de Chauvigny ... (as Manu de Chauvigny)
Narda Blanchet Narda Blanchet
Anne-Marie Eisenschitz Anne-Marie Eisenschitz
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King Vano rides bravely off into battle, but only after ensuring his passionate Queen is safely locked in her chastity belt.

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Language:

Georgian | Russian | French

Release Date:

22 January 1997 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Brigands-Chapter VII See more »

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Runtime:

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Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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everything changes, it all stays the same
28 November 2002 | by ruben-heimSee all my reviews

This picture interlinks three stories on three different time levels. It starts in the present; today's Georgia is shaken by riots. Three friends are muddling through. Soon we concentrate on one of them. He plays a leading role every time. First as a medieval prince, than as a local officer of the Communist NKWD under Stalin. Those three levels are constantly referred to; they add to each other in a flow. Iosseliani has the same cast acting on all those levels. Every new entrance of the same actors in each episode underlines the continuity of occurrences in the flow of time. Despotism and terror rule at any time, injustice and bloodshed return eternally. It is for Iosseliani's craftsmanship that, along with all that bitter realization, there comes fun.


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