Otar IOSSELIANI
Отар ИОСЕЛИАНИ
Otar IOSSELIANI
Russia / Switzerland, 2009, 122mn 
Colour, fiction
Chantrapas
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Шантрапа

 

 Chantrapas

 Shantrapa

 
Directed by : Otar IOSSELIANI (Отар ИОСЕЛИАНИ)
Writing credits : Otar IOSSELIANI (Отар ИОСЕЛИАНИ)
 
Cast
Otar IOSSELIANI (Отар ИОСЕЛИАНИ)
Bogdan STUPKA (Богдан СТУПКА)
 
Other persons :
Cast :
Dato TARIELACHVILI ... Nicolas
Tamuna KARUMIDZE ... Barbara
Fanny GONIN ... Fanny
Givi SARCHIMELIDZE ... Le grand-père
Pierre ÉTAIX ... Le producteur français
Bulle OGIER ... Catherine
Lasha SHEVARDNADZE ... Le mari de Barbara
Nino TCHKHEIDZE ... La grand-mère
Bernard EISENSCHITZ ... Un producteur

Producers : Martine MARIGNAC, Guka RCHEULISHVILI, Maurice TINCHANT
Cinematography : Lionel COUSIN, Julie GRÜNBAUM
Production Design : Emmanuel de CHAUVIGNY
Production : Pierre Grise Productions, Sota Cinema Group, Sanguko Films
 

Plot synopsis
Nicolas is an artist, a filmmaker who merely wants to express himself and whom everyone wishes to reduce to silence. When he first starts out in Georgia, the "ideologists" hope to gag him, concerned that his work does not follow the set rules. In the face of their determination, Nicolas leaves his homeland for France - the land of freedom and democracy. But the "state of grace" will not last long.
 

Commentaries and bibliography
Les 11 meilleurs films russes de 2011, La Russie d'aujourd'hui, 2012
Шантрапа, Mikhail LEMKHIN, Kstati, 2011
Otar Iosseliani : Chantrapas (2010), Andrei ROGATCHEVSKI, kinokultura.com, 2011
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- , Paris (France), 2019
- Journées cinématographiques dionysiennes, Saint Denis (France), 2016
- Sofia International Film Festival, Sofia (Bulgaria), 2011
- Copenhagen International Film Festival / CPH PIX, Copenhagen (Denmark), 2011
- Munich International Film Festival, Munich (Germany), 2011
- Trieste Film Festival, Trieste (Italy), 2011
- Festival Internacional de Cine, Mexico (Mexico), 2011
- Tromso International Film Festival : TIFF, Tromso (Norway), 2011