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Section: Georgian Panorama
Country: Georgia 
Year: 2017

 

Chemi Bednieri Ojakhi (My Happy Family)

color/120 minutes

Directors: Nana Ekvtimishvili, Simon Gross, Screenplay: Nana Ekvtimishvili, Cinematographer: Tudor Vladimir Panduru, Editor: Stefan Stabenow. Cast: Ia Shugliashvili, Merab Ninidze, Berta Khapava, Tsisia Qumsashvili, Giorgi Khurtsilava, Giorgi Tabidze, Goven Cheishvili, Dimitri Oragvelidze, Mariam Bokeria.

Georgia, Tbilisi. In a patriarchal society an ordinary Georgian family lives with three generations under one roof. All are shocked when 52-year-old Manana decides to move out from her parent's home and to live alone without her family and her husband. A journey into the unknown begins.

Producer:
Simon Gross
Jonas Katzenstein
Maximilian Leo

Production:
An Augenschein Filmproduktion production
in co-production with: Polare Film, Arizona Prods., ZDF - Das kleine Fernsehspiel Film
World Sales:
Memento Films International

 

Nana Ekvtimishvili

Nana Ekvtimishvili studied dramatics and script writing at the film school in Potsdam-Babelsberg, Germany. She wrote, co-directed and co-produced GRZELI NATELI DGEEBI - IN BLOOM in 2012 in Georgia. The film won 30 awards and was referred at the international festivals as the birth of the new Georgian wave.

ფილმოგრაფია:

2006 Fata Morgana
2011 Deda - Waiting for Mum
2013 Grdzeli Nateli Dgeebi - In Bloom
2017 Chemi Bednieri Ojakhi - My Happy Family

 

 

Simon Gross

Simon Gross studied film directing at the film school in Munich, Germany. With Nana Ekvtimishvili he co-directed and produced Grdzeli Nateli Dgeebi - In Bloom in 2012 in Georgia. The film won 30 awards and was referred at the international festivals as the birth of the new Georgian wave.

Filmography:

2006 Fata Morgana
2011 Deda - Waiting for Mum
2013 Grdzeli Nateli Dgeebi - In Bloom
2017 Chemi Bednieri Ojakhi - My Happy Family