Archive of films Waiting for Ana / Anas molodinshi

Georgia
2016, 16 min

Section: Future Frames: Ten New Filmmakers To Follow

Their mother’s death becomes the grim pretext for estranged siblings to reunite. Ana and Niko are having trouble reconnecting, and words just seem to get in the way. Then something seemingly insignificant from the past helps them break down the barrier dividing them, and they remember how it was when each other’s presence brought them joy.


Synopsis

Their mother’s death becomes the pretext for long-estranged siblings to reconnect. They lead different lives, so much so that they find it hard to communicate. If they could live quietly together in one apartment they might find their way back to each other, but the constant interruption of grieving rituals and mourning relatives makes this impossible. Then something seemingly insignificant breaks down the barrier that divides them. Mukhadze’s sensitive and intimate look into a domestic situation uses subtle allusions to navigate family relationships since words alone often fail.

Anna Purkrábková

About the director

Giorgi Mukhadze (b. Tbilisi, Georgia) graduated in film direction from the Shota Rustaveli Theater and Film Georgia State University. He has worked as director, assistant director, and screenwriter for several production companies. Waiting for Ana (2016) is his graduation film. The short Shabat, which he wrote and directed for Georgia public television, was produced in the same year. He is currently at work on his feature debut.

Contacts

Bear Team Production
6, Impasse Elias Howe, 94100, Saint Maur des Fossés
France
Tel: +33 674 969 940
E-mail: bearteamproduction@hotmail.fr

Georgian National Film Center
4, Z. Gamsakhurdia Sanapiro Str., 0105, Tbilisi
Georgia
Tel: +995 322 999 200
Fax: +995 322 999 200
E-mail: info@gnfc.ge
www: www.gnfc.ge

Giorgi Mukhadze


E-mail: giorgimukhadze@gmail.com

About the film

COLOR, DCP
International premiere

Section: Future Frames: Ten New Filmmakers To Follow
   
Director: Giorgi Mukhadze
Screenplay: Giorgi Mukhadze
Dir. of Photography: Dito Dekanosidze
Editor: Niko Tarielashvili
Art Director: Nato Bagrationi
Producer: Lasha Khalvashi
Production: Artizm
Coproduction: Shota Rustaveli Theater and Film Georgia State University
Cast: Giorgi Giorganashvili, Ana Makashvili
Sales: Bear Team Production
Contact: Georgian National Film Center, Giorgi Mukhadze
   
www: http://www.efp-online.com/en/project_talent_promotion/future_frames.php

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