Georgi SHENGELAIA
Георгий ШЕНГЕЛАЯ
Gueorgui CHENGUELAIA
USSR (Georgia), 1973, 98mn 
Colour, fiction
Melodies of the Veriyski quarter
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Мелодии верийского квартала

 

 Mélodies du quartier de Véra

 Melodii verniyskogo kvartala

 
Directed by : Georgi SHENGELAIA (Георгий ШЕНГЕЛАЯ)
Writing credits : Anzor SALUKVADZE (Анзор САЛУКВАДЗЕ), Georgi SHENGELAIA (Георгий ШЕНГЕЛАЯ)
 
Cast
David ABASHIDZE (Давид АБАШИДЗЕ)
Sofiko CHIAURELY (Софико ЧИАУРЕЛИ)
Georgi GEGECHKORI (Георгий ГЕГЕЧКОРИ)
Maya KANKAVA (Майя КАНКАВА)
Vakhtang KIKABIDZE (Вахтанг КИКАБИДЗЕ)
Ia NINIDZE (Ия НИНИДЗЕ)
 
Cinematography : Aleksandr MGEBRISHVILI (Александр МГЕБРИШВИЛИ)
Production design : Vakhtang RURUA (Вахтанг РУРУА)
Music : Georgi TSABADZE (Георгий ЦАБАДЗЕ)
Sound : Vladimir DOLIDZE (Владимир ДОЛИДЗЕ)
Production : Grouzia-Film
 

DVD with subtitles
Editor : Ruscico.
Languages : RU GE EN FR
Subtitles : RU EN FR DE ES IT

Plot synopsis
Musical comedy with traditional Georgian music and dance as well as elements from European and American musicals. In the city of Tbilisis, Georgia, lives Vardo (Sofiko Chiaureli), a laundress who is in love with Pavie (Buba Kikabidze). Pavie is a young widower with two girls, Maro and Tamro who want to study dancing, but Vardo has not enough money...
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Marseille Russian Film Festival in Toursky, Marseille (France), 2007