Georgian Film Directors(IMHO) ქართველი რეჟისორები

by qeboqebson | created - 18 Jan 2016 | updated - 5 months ago | Public

ქართველი რეჟისორები,რომელთაც გარკვეული ღვაწლი შეიტანეს ქართულ კინოში და ღირსნი არიან ხსენებისა.

In short, here is a list of all of the film director, who I recognize, and whose name I want to be recorded, and will always remembered.

1. Rezo Tabukashvili

Writer | Nadzartsvis kvaldakval

Rezo Tabukashvili is a writer and director, known for Nadzartsvis kvaldakval (1987), Kvali nateli (1980) and Mze shemodgomisa (1973).

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3. Zaza Urushadze

Director | Mandariinid

Zaza Urushadze was born on October 30, 1965 in Tbilisi, Georgia. He was a director and writer, known for Tangerines (2013), Ak tendeba (1998) and The Confession (2017). He died on December 7, 2019 in Tbilisi.

4. Otar Iosseliani

Director | La chasse aux papillons

Otar Iosseliani was born on February 2, 1934 in Tiflis, Transcaucasian SFSR, USSR as Otare Davidovich Ioseliani. He is a director and writer, known for La chasse aux papillons (1992), And Then There Was Light (1989) and Winter Song (2015).

5. Rusudan Chkonia

Director | Gaigimet

Rusudan Chkonia is a director and actress, known for Keep Smiling (2012), C'est la vie (2007) and Nobody's Girlfriend (2007).

6. Giorgi Shengelaia

Director | Pirosmani

Giorgi Shengelaia was born on May 11, 1937 in Moscow, RSFSR, USSR as Georgiy Nikolaevich Shengelaya. He is a director and writer, known for Pirosmani (1969), Melodies of the Vera Quarter (1973) and Voyage of the Young Composer (1985).

7. Eldar Shengelaia

Director | Tsisperi mtebi anu daujerebeli ambavi

Standing for President of Georgia as a United Democrats member of the Georgian Parliament.

9. Shalva Gedevanishvili

Director | Zvigenis kbili

Shalva Gedevanishvili was born on February 23, 1897 in Tiflis, Russian Empire. He was a director and assistant director, known for Zvigenis kbili (1959), Keto and Kote (1948) and Arsena (1937). He died on January 21, 1990.

10. Tengiz Abuladze

Director | Monanieba

'Tengiz Abuladze' studied theatrical direction af the Chota Rustaveli Theatre Institute in Tbilisi, Georgia, and film- making at the VGIK Cinematography Institute, graduating in 1953, when he joined Georgia Film Studios as a director. He made documentaries before making his feature debut in 1958. ...

11. Rezo Chkheidze

Director | Jariskatsis mama

Rezo Chkheidze was born on December 8, 1926 in Kutaisi, Georgian Soviet Socialist Republic, USSR as Revaz Davidovitch Chkheidze. He was a director and writer, known for Father of a Soldier (1965), Magdana's Donkey (1955) and The Saplings (1972). He died on May 3, 2015 in Tbilisi, Georgia.

12. Levan Koguashvili

Director | Brma paemnebi

Levan Koguashvili is a director and writer, known for Blind Dates (2013), Gogita's New Life (2016) and Street Days (2010).

13. Merab Kokochashvili

Director | Nutsas skola

Merab Kokochashvili was born on March 21, 1935 in Tbilisi, Georgia. He is a director and writer, known for The Ark (2000), Tskheli zapkhulis sami dge (1981) and Gza mshvidobisa, Jako! (1973).

14. Guguli Mgeladze

Director | Tsiskris zarebi

Guguli Mgeladze was born on May 12, 1928 in Tiflis, Georgian SSR, TSFSR, USSR as Guguli Georgiyevich Mgeladze. He was a director and writer, known for Tsiskris zarebi (1967), Rogor vitskhovro ushenod (1980) and Ar Daijero, Rom agar var (1975). He died on November 29, 2015.

15. Temur Babluani

Director | Udzinarta mze

Temur Babluani was born on March 20, 1948 in Chaluri, Lentekhi, Georgian SSR, USSR as Teimuraz Babluani. He is a director and actor, known for Udzinarta mze (1992), L'héritage (2006) and 13 (2010).

16. George Ovashvili

Producer | Simindis kundzuli

George Ovashvili was born on November 14, 1963 in Tbilisi, Georgian SSR, USSR. He is a producer and director, known for Corn Island (2014), Gagma napiri (2009) and Zgvis donidan... (2005).

17. Géla Babluani

Director | 13

Gela Babluani was born in Tblisi in Georgia. He is the son of the prominent director Temur Babluani. At 17 years of age, he and his three siblings were sent to study in France. His first short film, A Fleur de Peau (2002), received critical appraise. His first feature length film is 13 Tzameti, won...

18. Levan Tutberidze

Director | Gaseirneba Karabaghshi

Levan Tutberidze was born on December 24, 1959 in Tbilisi, Georgian SSR, USSR. He is a director and writer, known for Gaseirneba Karabaghshi (2005), Tskhra mtas iqit (2015) and Moira (2015).

19. Kakhaber Kakabidze

Director | Tba

Kakhaber Kakabidze was born on September 2, 1961 in Tbilisi, Georgia, USSR. He is a director and actor, known for The Lake (1998), Sedmoy den (2006) and Bichebi iasamnis quchidan (1974).

21. Nana Janelidze

Writer | Netavi ik teatri aris?!

Nana Janelidze was born on August 7, 1955 in Tbilisi, Georgian SSR, USSR. He is a writer and director, known for Netavi ik teatri aris?! (2011), Repentance (1984) and Iavnana (1994).

22. Giga Lortkipanidze

Director | Tetri bairagebi

Giga Lortkipanidze was born on October 19, 1927 in Tiflis, Georgian Soviet Socialist Republic, USSR as Grigori Davidovich Lordkipanidze. He was a director and writer, known for Tetri bairagebi (1990), Ert patara qalaqshi (1985) and Tsinaparta mitsa (1979). He died on June 13, 2013 in Tbilisi, ...

23. Siko Dolidze

Writer | Jurgais pari

Studied history at Tbilisi State University, graduated 1925. Founded Qronikalur-Dokumenturi Pilmes Studia [ge]. Second marriage with leading lady of Georgian film Megi Tsulukidze. Daughter is film director Keti Dolidze.

25. Georgiy Daneliya

Director | Kin-dza-dza!

Georgi Daneliya was born on August 25, 1930 in Tbilisi, Georgia. Since 1939 the family lived in Moscow, where Danelia's father was the chief engineer for the Moscow Underground Metro System. Daneliya's father became a decorated WWII General, specializing in construction of underground bunkers for ...

28. Leo Esakia

Director | Prtosani mgebavi

From 1927 in studio Sakhkinmretsvi. 1942-1955 director-general studio Tbilisis kinostudia.

29. Nana Dzhordzhadze

Director | 27 Missing Kisses

Nana was born in Tblisi, Georgia, then part of the Soviet Union. She studied architecture in her home town and was an architect from 1968 to 1973. From 1974, she drew closer to the movie world and studied cinema at the Tbilisi film school. She did several jobs on the set (costumer, set designer, ...

30. Tinatin Gurchiani

Director | Manqana, romelic kvelafers gaaqrobs

Tintin Gurchiani was born in 1973 in Tbilisi, Georgia, when that country, now independent, was still part of the former Soviet Union and she did her first studies at the state university there, with a concentration on dance, painting, and psychology.Her postgraduate work was abroad in both Austria ...

31. Aleksandre Tsutsunava

Director | Qristine

First Georgian feature film director. Tsutsunava studied at Moscow Art Theatre School. He was assistent of Stanislavski and Nemirovich-Danchenko. Before film he worked in theatre in Moscow, St. Petersbourg and later Tbilisi.

33. Aleksandre Digmelovi

Cinematographer | Giorgi Saakadze

Aleqsandre Digmelov was the pioneer of Georgian cinema. With his father David Digemalshvili, he started to distribute foreign short films around the country. In 1908 they started to produce their own films in small studio of Sopio Ivanitskaya. He was cimematographer on the first Georgian feature ...

34. Vladimir Barskiy

Actor | Bronenosets Potemkin

Vladimir Barskiy was born in 1889. He was a director and actor, known for Battleship Potemkin (1925), Shuquras saidumloeba (1925) and Tavadis asuli Meri (1926). He died on January 24, 1936.

35. Ivane Perestiani

Director | Sami sitsotskhle

Ivane Perestiani was born on April 13, 1870 in Taganrog, Don Voisko Oblast, Russian Empire as Ivan Nikolaevich Perestiani. He was a director and actor, known for Sami sitsotskhle (1924), Suramis tsikhe (1922) and Krasnye dyavolyata (1923). He died on May 14, 1959 in Moscow, RSFSR, USSR.

37. Mikheil Tumanishvili

Director | Rotsa aseti sikvarulia

Mikheil Tumanishvili is a director, known for Rotsa aseti sikvarulia (1958), Darispanis gasachiri (1960) and Gift (2013).

42. Levan Khotivari

Director | Udiplomo sasidzo

Levan Khotivari was born on January 4, 1902 in Kutaisi, Kutaisi Governorate, Russian Empire. He was an actor and director, known for Udiplomo sasidzo (1961), The Dragonfly (1954) and Me vitkvi simartles (1957). He died on December 13, 1980.

43. Aleko Ninua

Director | Tsetskhltan tamashi

Aleko Ninua is a director and actor, known for Tsetskhltan tamashi (1990), Khapangi (1992) and Me movedi (1981).

48. Dimitri Batiashvili

Director | Gia da Zura

Dimitri Batiashvili was born on February 27, 1940. He was a director and writer, known for Gia da Zura (1965), Araseriozuli katsi (1980) and Fragmentebi qalaqis tskhovrebidan (1985). He died on June 16, 2007.

50. Shota Managadze

Director | Kvavili tovlze

Shota Managadze was born on March 19, 1903 in Tiflis, Russian Empire as Shota Ilyich Managadze. He was a director and writer, known for Kvavili tovlze (1959), Tvali patiosani (1976) and Ballet Tales (1955). He died on July 21, 1977.

53. Carlo Sulakauri

Animation_department | Tojinebi itsinian

Carlo Sulakauri is a director and writer, known for Tojinebi itsinian (1963), The Wizard of Oz (1974) and Bombora (1968).

54. Liana Eliava

Director | Muzhskoi khor

In October 1999 she returned in Georgia for few weeks and presented her old films at the Cinema House in Tbilisi. During this retrospective she met two young filmmakers from Merab Kokochashvili's faculty of art, they were Lasha Dardagany and 'Salome Mtibelashvili'. Two directors shot the short ...

55. Rezo Charkhalashvili

Director | Zgvis mgeli

Rezo Charkhalashvili was born on February 17, 1931 in Georgia. He was a director and writer, known for Zgvis mgeli (1972), Mezoblebi (1971) and Bedis ukugmartoba (1968). He died on February 9, 1980.

67. Ioseb Samsonadze

Production_designer | Khmeli tsipeli

69. Mikheil Chiaureli

Director | Arsena

Mikhail Edisherovich Chiaureli (Micheil Chiaureli) was born on February 6, 1894, in Tiflis, Russian Empire (now Tbilisi, Georgia). In 1916 he graduated from the School of Painting and Sculpture in Tbilisi. Young Chiaureli made his acting debut on stage as an amateur in 1910. In 1914 he married ...

70. Nikoloz Sanishvili

Director | Shekhvedra mtashi

Nikoloz Sanishvili was born on January 7, 1903 in Kutaisi, Kutaisi Governorate, Russian Empire as Nikolai Konstantinovich Sanov. He was a director and writer, known for Shekhvedra mtashi (1966), Udabno (1932) and Isini chamovidnen mtidan (1954). He died on October 26, 1995.

71. Shalva Gedevanishvili

Director | Zvigenis kbili

Shalva Gedevanishvili was born on February 23, 1897 in Tiflis, Russian Empire. He was a director and assistant director, known for Zvigenis kbili (1959), Keto and Kote (1948) and Arsena (1937). He died on January 21, 1990.

73. Merab Saralidze

Writer | Soplis amsheneblebi

Merab Saralidze is a writer and director, known for Forest Quartet (1984), Tojinebi itsinian (1963) and Sizmara (1983).

77. Bidzina Rachvelishvili

Director | Loma, davitskebuli megobari

In 1969 graduated from Tbilisi State University (faculty of history), in 1974 from Moscow VKSR (higher courses of scriptwriters and film directors.)

79. Nana Mchedlidze

Director | Pirveli mertskhali

Nana Mchedlidze was born on March 20, 1926 in Tsulukidze, Georgian SSR, USSR as Nana Bidzinovna Mchedlidze. She was a director and actress, known for Pirveli mertskhali (1975), Imeruli eskizebi (1979) and Vigatsas avtobusze agviandeba (1967). She died on March 29, 2016 in Tbilisi, Georgia.

80. Giorgi Dadiani

Director | Dzaglis knosva

Giorgi Dadiani is an actor and director, known for Dzaglis knosva (1989), Pleita (1976) and Momekhmaret ialbuzze asvlashi (1981).

82. Nodar Managadze

Director | Natlisgeba

Nodar Managadze was born on March 19, 1943 in Tbilisi, Georgian SSR, USSR as Nodar Shotas Dze Managadze. He is a director and writer, known for Natlisgeba (1994), Gazapkhuli gadis (1983) and Amagleba (1976).

83. Rezo Charkhalashvili

Director | Zgvis mgeli

Rezo Charkhalashvili was born on February 17, 1931 in Georgia. He was a director and writer, known for Zgvis mgeli (1972), Mezoblebi (1971) and Bedis ukugmartoba (1968). He died on February 9, 1980.

85. Valerian Kvachadze

Director | Chemi megobari dzia Vania

Valerian Kvachadze was born on April 15, 1918. He was a director and actor, known for Chemi megobari dzia Vania (1977), Maradisobis kanoni (1982) and Nochnoy zvonok (1970). He died on February 4, 2006.

89. Lana Gogoberidze

Director | Valsi Pechoraze

Lana Gogoberidze was born on October 13, 1928 in Tiflis, Transcaucasian SFSR, USSR as Lana Levanovna Gogoberidze. She is a director and writer, known for The Waltz on the Petschora (1992), Oromtriali (1987) and Dges game utenebia (1983).

90. Liana Eliava

Director | Muzhskoi khor

In October 1999 she returned in Georgia for few weeks and presented her old films at the Cinema House in Tbilisi. During this retrospective she met two young filmmakers from Merab Kokochashvili's faculty of art, they were Lasha Dardagany and 'Salome Mtibelashvili'. Two directors shot the short ...

97. Tengiz Magalashvili

Director | Zneli dasatskisi

Tengiz Magalashvili is a director and actor, known for Zneli dasatskisi (1981), Ori okeanis saidumloeba (1957) and Arsenas Leksi (1985).



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