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Iavnana (1994)

Little Keto is only child in rich Georgian family, but she is abducted by two Lezgian men. Parents found their daughter after many years, but she could not remember her childhood and past. ... See full summary »

Director:

Nana Janelidze

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Iakob Gogebashvili (stories), Nana Janelidze | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Nato Murvanidze Nato Murvanidze
Niko Tavadze Niko Tavadze
Nino Abuladze Nino Abuladze
Maya Bagrationi Maya Bagrationi
Kakhi Kavsadze
Otar Megvinetukhutsesi
Zurab Kavtaradze Zurab Kavtaradze ... (as Zura Qavtaradze)
Archil Tsitsishvili Archil Tsitsishvili
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ketevan Abuladze Ketevan Abuladze
Zeinab Botsvadze
Marlen Egutia Marlen Egutia
Malkhaz Gorgiladze Malkhaz Gorgiladze
Dima Khvtisiashvili Dima Khvtisiashvili
Edisher Magalashvili Edisher Magalashvili
Natia Mokhevishvili Natia Mokhevishvili ... Angel / little girl
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Storyline

Little Keto is only child in rich Georgian family, but she is abducted by two Lezgian men. Parents found their daughter after many years, but she could not remember her childhood and past. After Keto's permanent silence and her mother's vain attempts to make her daughter remember everything, a decision is made: Keto will be taken back to Dagestan. Desperate mother can't do anything but to finally sing for her child as she used to years ago. Can mother's lullaby help her to find a real family, mother tongue, own country and herself? Written by Anonymous

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Country:

Georgia

Language:

Georgian

Release Date:

1 January 1994 (Georgia) See more »

Also Known As:

Berceuse See more »

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Production Co:

Georgian-Film, Arsi, Sameba See more »
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Stereo

Color:

Color
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Iavnana is a type of song that has sung as a healing song. Iavnana is a Georgian lullaby. See more »

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pure gem
22 August 2013 | by VincentiuSee all my reviews

delicate subject. and splendid manner to present it. a special beauty as soul of a profound drama. a poem but little more than images, dialogs, music, embroidery of emotions makes it pure gem.it is deep Georgian because its message has universal echo. it is a beautiful film and its secret ingredient is extraordinary science of measure. it is a drama but, in fact, it is a confession. the definition art film can be only a beginning. because more than brilliant art the portrait of mother and her daughter are symbols of lost paradise who rediscover the experiences of viewer. a film who must see it. not for an obvious motif. only for its small virtue to be impressive travel in yours personal universe. because, it is one of than kind of movies who remains the old story of a wise teacher who has the role of mirror for the hopes, fights, miracles who defines each member of public.


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