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Section: International Competition
Country: Georgia /Estonia
Year: 2017

 

Sashishi deda (Scary Mother)

color/107 minutes

Director: Ana Urushadze. Screenplay: Ana Urushadze. Cinematographer: Konstantin Esadze. Editing: Alexander Kuranov. Music: Nika Pasuri. Cast: Nato Murvanidze, Dimitri Tatishvili, Ramaz Ioseliani, Avtandil Makharadze, Darejan Kharshiladze, Lili Khuriti, Anastasia Chanturaia, Lasha Gabunia, Nana Khuriti, Luka Nachkebia.

A 50-year-old housewife, Manana, struggles with her dilemma - she has to choose between her family life and her passion, writing, which she had repressed for years - she decides to follow her passion and plunges herself into writing, sacrificing to it mentally and physically.

Producer:
Tinatin Kajrishvili, Lasha Khalvashi
Co-producer:
Ivo Felt
Production:
Artizm, Gemini, Allfilm
World Sales:
Artzim, Alief UK

Ana Urushadze

Ana Urushadze, was born in Tbilisi (Georgia) in 1990, graduated from the Shota Rustaveli Theatre and Georgia State Film University in 2013 and directed several short films. Scary Mother is her feature film debut. Among films multiple awards are the following: Golden Leopard award, in the Best First Feature category at the Locarno Film Festival; top prize at Sarajevo Film Festival; the Golden Star, the fest's top feature film competition prize at Egypt's El Gouna Film Festival; Jury Grand Prize (Asian Oscar) at Asia Pacific Screen Awards; Nata Murvanidze's Asian Oscar for the Best Performance by an Actress, etc.

 

 

 

Filmography:

2017 Scary Mother