Nodar MANADADZE
Нодар МАНАГАДЗЕ
Nodar MANAGADZE
France / Georgia, 1994, 76mn 
fiction
The Baptism
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Прозрение

 

 Le Baptême

 Prosrenie

Other titles : Natlisgeba
 
Directed by : Nodar MANADADZE (Нодар МАНАГАДЗЕ)
Writing credits : David JAVAKHISHVILI (Давид ДЖАВАХИШВИЛИ), Nodar MANADADZE (Нодар МАНАГАДЗЕ)
 
Cast
Georgi MACHAIDZE (Георгий МАЧАИДЗЕ) ...Georgy
David JAVAKHISHVILI (Давид ДЖАВАХИШВИЛИ) ...Georgy
David AKHOBADZE (Давид АХОБАДЗЕ) ...Georgy
Nana KIKNADZE (Нана КИКНАДЗЕ) ...Georgy
Zhenri LOLASHVILY (Жанри ЛОЛАШВИЛИ) ...Georgy
 
Cinematography : Viktor PISHCHALNIKOV (Виктор ПИЩАЛЬНИКОВ)
Production design : Giya LAPERADZE (Гия ЛАПЕРАДЗЕ)
Music : Georgi CHLAIDZE (Георгий ЧЛАИДЗЕ)
Produced by : Nodar MANADADZE (Нодар МАНАГАДЗЕ)
Production : Les Films du Rivage (France), CNC (France), Gruziya-Film
 
Site : IMDb

Awards :
Special Jury prize Open Russian Film Festival Kinotavr, Sochi (Russia), 1994

Plot synopsis
Georgy comes from a wealthy family, he is handsome, carefree, trying on different environments and situations. He walks a lot, communicates with people, but life is boring. Once George sees a blind man. Blind Heraclius is wise and calm. He doesn't need anyone. He is pleased with real Georgian wine, he loves classical music and old books. Heraclius' dignity wins: George takes a wand from Heraclius and puts on dark glasses .
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Open Russian Film Festival Kinotavr, Sochi (Russia), 1994