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Festival in Media
Section: International Competition
Country: Georgia 
Year: 2016

 

Anna's Life

108 min, color

Director Nino Basilia Screenplay Nino Basilia Cinematography Tato Kotetishvili Editing Nikoloz Tarielashvili Cast Ekaterine Demetradze, Lasha Murjikneli, Lili Okroshidze, Lamzira Chkheidze, Keso Maisuradze, Konstantine Djandjagava, Luka Chachibaia

‘Anna's Life' is a story of a young Georgian single mother called Anna, who, hoping to improve her own living conditions and the life of her autistic son, who lives in a children's home, decides to go and find work in the United States. However, the US embassy does not give her a visa. Taking a risk, she then sells her house and gives money to an unknown man who promises to get her the required visa. Inevitably, he turns out to be an ordinary crook and the turns Anna's life upside down.

Production:
STUDIO 99
World sales:
NEW MORNING FILMS

 

Nino Basilia

Nino Basilia, born in Georgia, is a director and scriptwriter. She studied at the High School Of Scriptwriters and Filmmakers and Tbilisi Pedagogical Institute, Faculty of Philology. She also has a degree in journalism at Georgian State University. Among her many films 6 ½ Minutes was the winner of Moscow Film Festival.

A feature-length film by Nino Basilaia ‘Anna’s Life’ was nominated for an Ingmar Bergman Award at the Göteborg International Film Festival (GIFF) in Sweden. The film was also selected alongside 300 others to be screened at the Beijing International Film Festival, Won Grand Prize at the  International filmfestival of Valencia Cinema Jove and Best Director at the Arras Film Festival.

 

 

 

 

Filmography/ფილმოგრაფია:

2006 Photo 3X4 (Documentary)

2006 A Crack

2006 Such is Love

2006  6 ½ Minutes

2007 Almond House (Documentary)

2008 gruzinebi.ru (Documentary)

2016 Anna's Life