Otar IOSSELIANI
Отар ИОСЕЛИАНИ
Otar IOSSELIANI
USSR, 1962, 45mn 
Black and white, fiction
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Апрель

 

 Avril

 Aprel

Other titles : Aprili
 
Directed by : Otar IOSSELIANI (Отар ИОСЕЛИАНИ)
Writing credits : Erlom AKHVLEDIANY (Эрлом АХВЛЕДИАНИ), Otar IOSSELIANI (Отар ИОСЕЛИАНИ)
 
Cast
Tatyana CHANTURYA (Татьяна ЧАНТУРИЯ)
Akaki CHIKVAIDZE (Акакий ЧИКВАИДЗЕ)
Giya CHIRAKADZE (Гия ЧИРАКАДЗЕ)
 
Cinematography : Yuri FEDNEV (Юрий ФЕДНЕВ)
Production : Grouzia-Film
 

DVD with subtitles
Editor : Blaq Out. Titre : Otar Iosseliani.
Fait partie d'un coffret Iosseliani qui contient : Avril; La Chute des feuilles; Il était une fois un merle chanteur; Pastorale

Plot synopsis
A critique of materialism, the film is about a young couple who live in a rundown empty apartment. Their love is so strong that it makes the water flow and the electricity work, but when they start purchasing furniture and knickknacks, they fight and grow apart.
Source : www.lib.berkeley.edu/
 

Commentaries and bibliography
Avril de Otar Iosséliani, Olivier BITOUN, dvdclassik.com, 2005
Математика и кино. Съемки дипломной работы [Otar IOSSELIANI], Otar IOSSELIANI, Анна ЗОРИНА, Interview, chapaev.media, 1962
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- , Paris (France), 2019
- Festival of 3 Continents, Nantes (France), 2012
- Aye Aye Film Festival Nancy-Lorraine, Nancy (France), 2012
- Festival of Central and Eastern Film , Wiesbaden (Germany), 2010
- Douarnenez Film Festival, Douarnenez (France), 2009