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Simindis kundzuli (2014)

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 Tamer Levent ... Abkhazian oficer
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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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Drama | War

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Official Sites:

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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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Budget:

€1,500,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39:1
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Trivia

Originally, the island was supposed to be filled with wildlife, but due to unknown reasons that was cut from the script. The filmmakers did get 2 deer to walk around on the island, but one died in transport, and the other was badly wounded. So they decided to just put the wounded deer on the island, capturing its death on film. See more »

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it's a good movie
13 October 2018 | by yotamwineerSee all my reviews

But I wish it will be like a silent film without talking, because for some reason I didn't like the talking in the movie, even tough it was short. and I wish the movie also had no music, i'm not complaining that the music was bad, i'm just saying it was unnecessary. in my opinion. but other than those two complaints, the movie was good, really visually interesting, and good story and characters too.


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