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Sherekilebi (1974)

In the pursuit of happiness orphan Ertaoz left for city, where he fell in love with pretty Margalita and went to jail to save her. There he met his future teacher Qristepore who dreamed of building flying machine and they broke the prison.

Director:

Eldar Shengelaia (as Eldar Shengelaya)

Writer:

Revaz Gabriadze
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Cast

Credited cast:
Vasili Chkhaidze ... Qristepore
Dato Jgenti Dato Jgenti ... Ertaozi (as Demno Jgenti)
Ariadna Shengelaia ... Margalita (as Ariadna Shengelaya)
Boris Tsipuria ... Khuta, a policeman
Abrek Pkhaladze ... Noshrevani
Merab Eliozishvili Merab Eliozishvili ... Triponi
Akaki Bakradze Akaki Bakradze ... Mizana (as Arkadi Bakradze)
Grigol Tkabladze ... Priest
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Soso Khaindrava Soso Khaindrava ... Assistent of Noshrevan (as Iosif Khaindrava)
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Storyline

In the pursuit of happiness orphan Ertaoz left for city, where he fell in love with pretty Margalita and went to jail to save her. There he met his future teacher Qristepore who dreamed of building flying machine and they broke the prison.

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Genres:

Comedy | Musical

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Details

Country:

Soviet Union

Language:

Georgian | Russian

Release Date:

1974 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Чудаки See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Georgian-Film See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (8 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Desire to fly
14 January 2002 | by bashiachukiSee all my reviews

Under the cover of the comedy and double meaning the director managed to avoid the sharp-edged editing of Soviet censorship. The story is set up in unknown place, abstract country, where the majority of society is "normal" and people with different ideas are kept in isolation, treated as criminals or mentally ill, as a danger for others. Wonderful cinematography and soft, delicate humor of the film remains as an unforgettable journey of human spirit.


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