Otar IOSSELIANI
Отар ИОСЕЛИАНИ
Otar IOSSELIANI
USSR (Georgia), 1976, 100mn 
Black and white, fiction
Pastoral
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Пастораль

 

 Pastorale

 Pastoral

 
Directed by : Otar IOSSELIANI (Отар ИОСЕЛИАНИ)
Writing credits : Otar IOSSELIANI (Отар ИОСЕЛИАНИ)
 
Cast
Nurki DAVITASHVILI (Нукри ДАВИТАШВИЛИ)
Tamara GABARASHVILI (Тамара ГАБАРАШВИЛИ)
Nana IOSSELIANI (Нана ИОСЕЛИАНИ) ...La jeune paysanne
Mikhail NANEISHVILI (Михаил НАНЕИШВИЛИ)
 
Cinematography : Abesalom MAISURADZE (Абесалом МАЙСУРАДЗЕ)
Production design : Vakhtang RURUA (Вахтанг РУРУА)
Production : Grouzia-Film
 
Release date in France : 1980-09-03, Site

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

Plot synopsis
The film tells the story of the well-trained musicians from a string quartet who spend the summer rehearsing in a small village in Georgia. Though they rehearse and bicker among themselves, the four become increasingly involved in local controversies and in the lives of the villagers.
Source : www.lib.berkeley.edu/
 

Commentaries and bibliography
Pastorale de Otar Iosséliani, Olivier BITOUN, dvdclassik.com, 2005
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- , Paris (France), 2019
- , Pézenas (France), 2015
- Film Festival Locarno, Locarno (Switzerland), 2013
- Cycle de cinéma soviétique à la Cinémathèque d'Alger, Algiers (Algeria), 2011
- Munich International Film Festival, Munich (Germany), 2011
- Une semaine de cinéma caucasien à l'Action Christine, Paris (France), 2010
- Festival of Central and Eastern Film , Wiesbaden (Germany), 2010
- Moscow International Film Festival (MIFF), Moscow (Russia), 2009
- Honfleur Russian Film Festival, Honfleur (France), 2002
- Berlin International Film Festival : Berlinale, Berlin (Germany), 1982
- Release in France of the film, Different cities (France), 1980-09-03

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