Revaz CHKHEIDZE
Реваз ЧХЕИДЗЕ
Revaz TCHKHEIDZE
USSR (Georgia), 1964, 92mn 
Black and white, fiction
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Отец солдата

 

 Father of a Soldier

 Le Père du soldat

 
Directed by : Revaz CHKHEIDZE (Реваз ЧХЕИДЗЕ)
Writing credits : Suliko ZHGENTI (Сулико ЖГЕНТИ)
 
Cast
Ketevan BOCHORISHVILY (Кетеван БОЧОРИШВИЛИ)
Vladimir KOLOKOLTSEV (Владимир КОЛОКОЛЬЦЕВ)
Aleksandr LEBEDEV (Александр ЛЕБЕДЕВ)
Yelena MAKSIMOVA (Елена МАКСИМОВА)
Radner MURATOV (Раднэр МУРАТОВ)
Aleksandr_2 NAZAROV (Александр_2 НАЗАРОВ)
Vladimir PRIVALTSEV (Владимир ПРИВАЛЬЦЕВ)
Sergo ZAKARIADZE (Серго ЗАКАРИАДЗЕ)
 
Cinematography : Arсhil FILIPPASHVILI (Арчил ФИЛИППАШВИЛИ), Lev SUKHOV (Лев СУХОВ)
Production design : Nika KAZBEGI (Ника КАЗБЕГИ), Zurab MEDMARIASHVILI (Зураб МЕДЗМАРИАШВИЛИ)
Music : Sulkan TSINTSADZE (Сулхан ЦИНЦАДЗЕ)
Sound : David LOMIDZE (Давид ЛОМИДЗЕ)
Companies : Grouzia-Film
Release Date in Russia : 11/01/1965
 

Awards :
23,8 millions de spectateurs en 1965 (25 ème place)

DVD with subtitles
Editor : Image Entertainment
Editor : Ruscico

Plot synopsis
Georgian kolkhoz farmer Georgy Makharashvili goes to visit his wounded son. When he arrives his son is not at hospital, so he sets off looking for him. Having witnessed military action, the old man manages to convince everybody and is allowed to fight at the front. During one of the battles the father meets his son. But their meeting is a short one, the son is killed by a shell fragment. Prize for the best male role (S. Zakariadze) at the MIFF in 1965
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Moscow International Film Festival (MIFF), Moscow (Russia), 2020
- International Film Festival "Love is Folly", Varna (Bulgaria), 2010
- Sputnik nad Polska, Warsaw (Poland), 2009
- Moscow International Film Festival (MIFF), Moscow (Russia), 2009
- Festival of Archive Films, Belye Stolby (Russia), 2009
- International debut film festival, Khanty Mansiysk (Russia), 2006

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