Nutsa GOGOBERIDZE
Нуца ГОГОБЕРИДЗЕ
Nutsa GOGOBERIDZE
USSR (Georgia), 1934, 55mn 
fiction
Mrachnaya ravnina / Mrachnaya dolina
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Мрачная равнина / Мрачная долина

 

 Cheerless /Ujmuri

 Ujmuri

Other titles : უჟმური
 
Directed by : Nutsa GOGOBERIDZE (Нуца ГОГОБЕРИДЗЕ)
Writing credits : Shalva DADIANI (Шалва ДАДИАНИ), Nutsa GOGOBERIDZE (Нуца ГОГОБЕРИДЗЕ)
 
Cast
Konstantin DAUSHVILI (Константин ДАУШВИЛИ) ...Parna
 
Cinematography : Shalva AFAKIDZE (Шалва АФАКИДЗЕ)
Production design : Mikhail GOTSIRIDZE (Михаил ГОЦИРИДЗЕ)
Other persons :

Actors :
M. CHIQOKVANI... Qavtari
Nutsa CHKHEIDZE ... Mariami
N. IASHVILI ... Gocha
I. DJORDJADZE ... Tsiru
O. GOGOBERIDZE ... Iagundisa
M. TSITLIDZE ... Kitsi
I. SLUTSKERI ... Gvadi

Release Date in Russia : 30/11/1934
 
Site : IMDb

Plot synopsis
The authorities want to drain the Mingrélie marshes to fight malaria. The young Communists cannot imagine standing up to Ujmuri, the Queen of the frogs, who haunts the swamp.
 

commentaries
 
Banned after its release in 1934, the film was found and restored in 2018.

Selected in the following festivals :
- Pionnières du cinéma soviétique à la Cinémathèque française, Paris (France), 2020
- 'Il Cinema Ritrovato' Festival, Bologna (Italy), 2020

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