Life is Be
Festival in Media
Section: Georgian Panorama
Country: Georgia 
Year: 2016


Life is Be

85 min, color

Director Vakhtang Kuntsev-Gabashvili Screenplay Amiran Dolidze Cinematography Vakhtang Kuntsev-Gabashvili

There are five main characters in the film and each of them has own history.
They live in Telavi in neighborhood to each other. One of them is German; he plays the piano at the Charity House. He is a former fireman. He has saved Tsinandali Museum from burning. It is already 20 years that electricity supply was cut for another German man. He invented a stove, which produces electricity. The third character is the 80-year old former communications office director. His house is a historical monument protected by the government. But the house is in poor condition. The fourth character is a former engineer, former lecturer of Telavi University but now he only stays at home and listens to rock music and complains about this life. The fifth character is a successful farmer, businessman. He needs some additional force to assist him but he can't find anybody. Nobody wants to work.

Studio Akrobat


Vakhtang Kuntsev-Gabashvili

Georgian film director. From 1991 to 1996 he studied Georgian Film School. From 1996 to 2003 – studied at the University of Television and Film, Munich (HFF).



1996 The morning romance

1998 Apples for men

2002 Place of fairy tales

2006 Forgotten portrait in interior

2012 School of life

2014 My Cinema 1

2016 Imagine

2016 Life is Be