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A film by Nana Ekvtimishvili, Simon Groß

2013 / 102 min / 2.35:1 / NR
In Georgian, with English subtitles

Big World Pictures


    Early '90s, in Tbilisi, the capital of the newly independent Georgia after the collapse of theSoviet Union. The country is facing violence—there’s a war on the Black Sea coast inAbkhazia, and vigilante justice plagues society. But for Eka and Natia, fourteen-year-oldinseparable friends, life just unfolds—in the street, at school, with friends or Eka’s elder sister.Although they are already dealing with men’s dominance, early marriage and disillusionedlove, for these two girls in bloom, life just goes on.

    Ekvtimishvili's semi-autobiographical coming-of-ager is one of the most impressive debutfilms of recent years, exhibiting an impeccable flair for subtle narrative—including the mostimaginative use of a gun in recent memory —while Oleg Mutu's cinematography, including countless intricate plans sequences, further builds on the reputation he established on films such as THE DEATH OF MR. LAZARESCU and 4 MONTHS, 3 WEEKS AND 2 DAYS.

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    "“Electrifyingly well-made!"“ - Bilge Ebiri, / New York Magazine

    “"“Fascinating! Four stars!”"“ - – Bill Goodykoontz, Arizona Republic

    “ "“Excellent... Ekvtimishvili infuses the aching soul of old Russia deep in the film's bones, the anger of a violent, yet fragile independence in its face."“” -– Betsy Sharkey, Los Angeles Times