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GUSHAGEBI


(I guardiani / The Watchers)
Sandro Souladze

Georgia – Polonia / Georgia – Poland
2021, HD, col., 27’
v.o. georgiana / Georgian o.v.

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Sceneggiatura / Screenplay: Sandro Souladze, Giorge Souladze. Fotografia / Photography: Olaf Malinowski. Montaggio / Editing: Kira König, Sandro Souladze. Musica / Music: Four Lines. Suono / Sound: Beso Kacharava, Nika Paniashvili. Scenografia, Costumi / Art Director, Costume Designer: Ketevan Nozadze. Interpreti / Cast: Luka Akhvlediani, Vitali Daraselia, Lasha Okreshidze, Giorgi Gogishvili. Produzione, distribuzione Internazionale / Produced By, World Sales: Orni Films. Coproduzione / Co-Produced By: Millimeter Film, Di Factory. Con il sostegno di / Supported By: Georgian National Centre, Georgian Public Broadcaster.

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Two little brothers (8 and 14 years old) have to stay alone in their remote hut, to protect it from an obscure threat, while also dealing with their own fears and fantasy.

The film tells a story about childhood, and a world transformed through children’s imagination. The Watchers is a film about children, but not for children. It is a coming-of-age story where reality and fantasy, childish game and responsibility meet… I shot the film in my village, where I heard many stories from local hunters about lost cattle and where the nature and surroundings inspired me.” (S. Souladze)

Sandro Souladze
Film director Sandro Souladze was born in 1988 in Tbilisi. Souladze got his degree in filmmaking from the “Shota Rustaveli” Film and Theater Georgia State University, and is a Berlinale Talents alumni. The Watchers premiered at the latest Raindance Film Festival.

filmografia scelta / selected filmography
2014
Mevioline (The Violinist) cm / sf 2015 Shavi masa (The Black Goo) cm / sf 2016 Tuta cm / sf 2021 Gushagebi (The Watchers) cm / sf