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Corn Island (2014)

Simindis kundzuli (original title)
The river creates and the river destroys in an eternal cycle that even man can't escape.

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George Ovashvili
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Cast

Cast overview:
Ilyas Salman Ilyas Salman ... Old man
Mariam Buturishvili Mariam Buturishvili ... Girl
Irakli Samushia Irakli Samushia ... Soldier
Tamer Levent ... Abkhazian oficer
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Storyline

Swollen up by the spring inundation, the river falls down on the lowlands and before eventually throwing rocks and silts in the sea, gathers them here and there in the middle of the river. In several days, even sometimes overnight, in these shoals rather large islands are created. Soil of such an island is rich and fertile. An old man and his young granddaughter decide to grow corn on this island. But soldiers pass by.

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Genres:

Drama | War

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Details

Official Sites:

Official site [Hungary]

Language:

Georgian | Abkhazian | Russian

Release Date:

17 September 2014 (Georgia) See more »

Also Known As:

Corn Island See more »

Filming Locations:

Georgia See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

EUR1,500,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$37,445
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Runtime:

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Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39:1
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Official submission of Georgia to the best foreign language film category of the 87th Academy Awards 2015. Made the shortlist of 9 films. See more »

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Human resonance and conceptualisation.
26 March 2019 | by teosaosSee all my reviews

Corn Island was noted in teosoas for its human resonance and conceptualisation.


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