Country: Georgia ( 81 )

Ursus (2015)


Tiflis, Georgia 1992: Nika, an unemployed film director gets the chance to escape Tiflis, the Georgian capital raged by civil war. The Berlin zoo invites him and the former stuntman Toma to accompany Chola, the old studio brown bear on the long journey to Germany. Nika dreamed for a long time to participate with one of his films at the Berlinale Film Festival but after a fire was blasting the original material of his last movie he abandoned his hope. So Chola and the Berlin zoo is the last way out. Some days later everything is arranged to transport Chola and the van is waiting in front of the studio as a group of marauding soldiers start a gunfight. One of the bullets strikes Chola and the bear is dead....The only option for Nika is to put on a bear's dress and to start the journey instead of Chola. A journey full of obstacles from Georgia, through Turkey, the Balkans and Eastern Europe to Berlin is taking its course...
Director: Otar Shamatava
Stars: Niko Tavadze, Joséphine de La Baume, Bogdan Benyuk, Georges Corraface, ...

Lost in Karastan (2014)


A filmmaker from England is hired to direct an epic production in the Caucasus region of Europe.
Director: Ben Hopkins
Stars: Matthew Macfadyen, Noah Taylor, MyAnna Buring, Ali Cook, ...

The Search (2014)

Drama, War

A woman who works for a non-governmental organization (NGO) forms a special relationship with a young boy in war-torn Chechnya.
Director: Michel Hazanavicius
Stars: Bérénice Bejo, Annette Bening, Maksim Emelyanov, Zukhra Duishvili, ...

Dzma (2014)


Giorgi is 16 years old when he discovers another world through American films forbidden in all Soviet Union until then. Since the post-revolutionary chaos in his home town, Tbilisi, Giorgi has wanted to have succeeded by following the path of his idols: Tony Montana and Vito Corleone. He has almost reached his goal when he is confronted with a dilemma; how can he stop his little brother who is 12 years old to follow his path when he could become a famous pianist? All this in a world that only knows chaos.
Director: Thierry Grenade, Téona Grenade

I'm Beso (2014)

Adventure, Comedy, Drama

I am Beso is a story of a 14 year old boy, whose acquaintances makes us part of a micro world different from everyone's, the spacial vacuum of which is created by the social situation, location, a mix of town and village, where the main characters live. Due to heavy social conditions, the people living in this settlement generally think intrinsically. The script is made up of different independent stories, which take place around the main character. Beso's family is poor, the father is disabled after working in Chernobyl, which makes Beso's mother Nargiza the primary bread-winner of the family, she trades every morning in nearby city. Beso's brother Leri also helps the family, who gives private dancing classes. Beso's problems are not limited by the complex social situation, he has a tense relationship with his classmates, who constantly try to humiliate him and take his money. One day Beso finds out, that his brother is a homosexual. Beso starts to stalk his brother. The outcome Beso sees from these problems is his rapping. He believes that he will grow into a successful rapper, make a lot of money and overcome all the family problems in this way. Beso records his rapping with a tape recorder, and every once in a while allows his friend to hear it, Beka is amazed by Beso's talent and makes big future plans regarding this. Beso and Beka spend most of their time together, they are toxicomans, they sniff patrol, flirt with girls, fool around and spend their time childishly, however Beso is forced to come out of his childhood age early.
Director: Lasha Tskvitinidze
Stars: Zaza Salia, Tsotne Barbakadze, Irakli Menteshashvili, Viktor Barbakadze, ...

Chameleon (2014)

Documentary, Action, Adventure

A look at the life and work of Anas Aremeyaw Anas, an investigative journalist who worked in Ghana.
Director: Ryan Mullins

Tangerines (2013)

Drama, War

War in Georgia, Apkhazeti region 1992: local Apkhazians are fighting to break free from Georgia. Estonian village between the mountains has become empty, almost everyone has returned to their homeland, only 2 men have stayed: Ivo and Margus. But Margus will leave as soon as he has harvested his crops of tangerines. In a bloody conflict in their miniature village wounded men are left behind, and Ivo is forced to take them in. But they are from opposite sides of the war. This is touching anti-war story about Estonians who find themselves in the middle of someone else's war. How do they handle it? How do the enemies act under third-party roof?
Director: Zaza Urushadze
Stars: Mikheil Meskhi, Misha Meskhi, Giorgi Nakashidze, Elmo Nüganen, ...

Paradzhanov (2013)

Drama, Romance

A film director Sergey Paradjanov creates brilliant films. His nonconformist behavior conflicts with Soviet System. He is committed to prison for being eccentric. His indestructible love for beauty allows him to withstand the years of imprisonment, isolation and oblivion.
Director: Serge Avedikian, Olena Fetisova
Stars: Serge Avedikian, Yuliya Peresild, Zaza Kashybadze, Karen Badalov, ...

Blind Dates (2013)


Fortysomething Sandro still lives at home with his parents. He and his best friend seem to have no luck at finding true love during their misadventures of meeting and date various women.
Director: Levan Koguashvili
Stars: Andro Sakhvarelidze, Ia Sukhitashvili, Archil Kikodze, Vakho Chachanidze, ...

A Fold in My Blanket (2013)


A Fold in My Blanket is a drama set in a small Georgian town in the near future.
Director: Zaza Rusadze
Stars: Tornike Bziava, Tornike Gogrichiani, Giorgi Nakashidze, Avtandil Makharadze, ...

Potomanto (2013)

Action, Thriller

Angry about being cheated on, ex police officer Adane sets out to take his pound of flesh when he employs his skills to catching women who cheat on their men. But he's in for a real cat and mouse game when he's hired to catch Susan, the alluring young wife of a wealthy Nigerian businessman. However the chase takes a different turn as a string of bizarre murders among seemingly young hustlers engulf the community. Soon it becomes apparent that the pursuit of greener pastures has manifested into a diabolical plot of illegal organ harvesting leaving its ignorant victims maimed or dead. What follows is a terrifying race against time where two people from opposite sides of the law must face horrific dangers in an attempt to stop the canker that is annihilating an entire generation.
Director: Shirley Frimpong-Manso, Dickson Dzakpasu
Stars: Elorm Adablah, Edem Agbenyame, Frank Aidam, Evelyn Akpene, ...

Everybody's Gone (2013)

Biography, Comedy, Drama

Childhood memories play on the mind of the central character, Garry. Many years on, he returns to his native town. Everything feels alien and strange. Our hero comes back to recover his memories, the good ones and the bad ones, the pleasant ones and the painful ones. Will the old fortune-teller Nina, a well-known dream gatherer in the city, be able to set an already grownup man free of the chains of the past which had become unbearable by that time? Or will our hero, Garry alleviate her life by discovering his freedom?
Director: Georgiy Paradzhanov
Stars: Zura Kipshidze, Natalya Kolyakanova, Avtandil Makharadze

Particulier à particulier (2013)

Comedy, Drama

A young girl from the village comes to Paris for her studies. She starts her new life by looking for the apartment, which occurs to be a very difficult thing to get. More she spends time searching for the flat, more she discovers the dark side of the most beautiful city in the world.
Director: George Varsimashvili
Stars: Madeleine Pougatch, Camille Coqueugniot, Gabriel Mireté, Robin Derek Simon, ...

Ra Mokhda Kievshi (2013)


Four friends are trying to spend their weekend in Gudauri, but this harmless event turns into a strange and unforgettable Journey.
Director: Irakli Chkhikvadze
Stars: Biko Birbichadze, Merab Chikashvili, Khristo Filiev, Sandro Gabilaia, ...

Great-Grandfather (2014)


Is there life after death? Is there a place for happiness after the war takes the future away from you? The film is about old people in a village who have no one to wait for. It is not a film about war. This film is people, losses, dreams and hopes.
Director: Irakli Kochlamazashvili
Stars: Anzor Kochlamazashvili, Nelli Navasardova, Tengiz Tsulaya, Zaal Kuprashvili, ...

In Mid Wickedness (2013)


Two young men rival each other for the love of a young woman before and during a time of conflict.. Before the war a husband attempts to stop his wife having an affair with a young writer and states that he does not wish to be hurt again. The young woman refuses to remain faithful, and even after he offers a final reconciliation she rejects him. As the war starts both men are forced to join the army. The writer flees and is arrested and the rejected husband becomes an officer. They are brought together in a military prison, and are both tested. The young woman leaves the city and goes to the prison hoping that she can change the course of events. The war ends and she returns to a city that is no longer recognizable. This sense of loss and loneliness leads her to a cliff's edge. An old man climbs a mountain to die in the cold having never been able to reconcile himself with the woman he loves.
Director: William Oldroyd
Stars: Irakli Apakidze, Paata Inauri, Murman Jinoria, Sandro Kalandadze, ...

Gzaabneulni (2013)

Crime, Drama

Two unemployed people lose control and start earning money through some frauds.
Director: Ermalo Magradze, Ermalo Magradze
Stars: Badri Tabatadze, David Kamkamidze, Mzia Arveladze, Marekh Abesadze, ...

Keep Smiling (2012)

Comedy, Drama

10 women, seven of them belonging to the poorest population, are desperately trying to win a beauty contest for mothers who have more than 3 children. The winner will get an apartment and $25000.
Director: Rusudan Chkonia
Stars: Ia Sukhitashvili, Gia Roinishvili, Olga Babluani, Tamar Bukhnikashvili, ...