Icarus Films | Release Date: August 2, 2013
Summary: A filmmaker puts out a casting call for young adults, aged 15 to 23. The director wants to make a film about growing up in her home country, Georgia, and find commonalities across social and ethnic lines. She travels through cities and villages interviewing the candidates who responded and filming their daily lives. The boys and girls who responded to the call are radically different from one another, as are their personal reasons for auditioning. Some want be movie stars and see the film as a means to that end; others want to tell their personal story. One girl wants to call to account the mother who abandoned her; one boy wants to share the experience of caring for his handicapped family members; another wants to clear the name of a brother, currently serving a jail sentence. Together, their tales weave a kaleidoscopic tapestry of war, love, wealth and poverty, creating an extraordinarily complex vision of a modern society that still echoes with its Soviet past.
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Runtime: 97 min
Rating: Not Rated
Genres: Documentary
Country: Georgia
Language: Georgian
Director Credit
Tinatin Gurchiani Director
Writer Credit
Tinatin Gurchiani Writer
Cast Credit
Eduard Tsikolia Cast
Ramin Iremadze Cast
Teona Bagrationi Cast
Producer Credit
Kakha Macharashvili Producer
Tamar Gurchiani Executive Producer
Tinatin Gurchiani Producer