Tag: georgia

Locarno 2017 Review: SCARY MOTHER, A Fever Dream of Emancipation

A bold feature debut by emerging Georgian filmmaker Ana Urushadze putting an original yet bleak spin on the process of emancipation

Karlovy Vary 2014 Review: CORN ISLAND, A Poetic Contemplation On Humanism

The flourishing festival runs of the coming of age drama In Bloom, directed by Nana Ekvtimishvili and Simon Groß, and Levan Koguashvili´s comedy drama Blind Dates hint at a brighter future for Georgian cinema. The recently premiered second feature by...

Warsaw 2013 Review: TANGERINES, An Engrossing Morality Tale That's Also A Lot Of Fun

Though generally categorized as a war drama, the newest picture from Georgian director Zaza Urushadze only uses war as a background to its moralizing and mightily effective story. There is a war, but it takes place within one household and...