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Falling Leaves (1966)

Giorgobistve (original title)
A young idealist takes a job at a local state run winery only to discover and become disillusioned by the corruption of the Soviet State.

Director:

Otar Iosseliani
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Cast

Credited cast:
Ramaz Giorgobiani ... Nico
Gogi Kharabadze Gogi Kharabadze ... Otari
Marina Kartsivadze Marina Kartsivadze ... Marine
Aleksandre Omiadze Aleksandre Omiadze ... Head of wine factory (as Aleqsandre Omiadze)
Baadur Tsuladze ... Archili
Tengiz Daushvili Tengiz Daushvili ... Nodari (as T. Daushvili)
Bukhuti Zakariadze ... Ilo (as Bukhuti Zaqariadze)
Akaki Kvantaliani ... Daviti
Dodo Abashidze ... Rezo
Otar Zautashvili Otar Zautashvili ... Shota
Ioseb Gogichaishvili Ioseb Gogichaishvili ... Bondo (as S. Gogichaishvili)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Givi Berikashvili ... Priyatel Bondo
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Storyline

A young idealist takes a job at a local state run winery only to discover and become disillusioned by the corruption of the Soviet State.

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Genres:

Drama | Romance

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Country:

Soviet Union

Language:

Georgian | French | Russian

Release Date:

12 December 1968 (Hungary) See more »

Also Known As:

Falling Leaves See more »

Filming Locations:

Tbilisi, Georgia

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Production Co:

Georgian-Film See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Absurdity of life in Soviet Georgia and lost traiditions
4 June 2019 | by mshotadzeSee all my reviews

This movie is a masterpiece. Original title is "Giorgobis Tve ((Saint George's month), which is in fact a month (November) of fiest - wine testing, following the month of winemaking (Month of October). It very well depicts the absurdity of life in Soviet Georgia:)))) The director is Otar Ioseliani, who also shot several other masterpieces including Pastoral, Once Upon a Time There Was a Singing Blackbird (1970) and Favorites of the Moon, etc.


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