Konstantin MIKABERIDZE
Константин МИКАБЕРИДЗЕ
Konstantin MIKABERIDZE
USSR (Georgia), 1929, 2000m 
Black and white, silent, fiction
My grandmother
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Моя бабушка

 

 Ma grand-mère

 Moya babushka

Other titles : Tchemi bebia
 
Directed by : Konstantin MIKABERIDZE (Константин МИКАБЕРИДЗЕ)
Writing credits : Semyon DOLIDZE (Семён ДОЛИДЗЕ), Georgi MDIVANI (Георгий МДИВАНИ), Konstantin MIKABERIDZE (Константин МИКАБЕРИДЗЕ)
 
Cast
Bella CHERNOVA (Белла ЧЕРНОВА) ...La femme du bureaucrate
Akaki KHORAVA (Акакий ХОРАВА) ...L'ouvrier
Aleksandr TAKAISHVILI (Александр ТАКАЙШВИЛИ) ...Le bureaucrate
 
Cinematography : Anton POLIKEVITCH (Антон ПОЛИКЕВИЧ), Vladislav POZNAN (Владислав ПОЗНАНЬ)
Production design : Valerian SIDAMON-ERISTOV (Валериан СИДАМОН-ЭРИСТОВ)
 

Plot synopsis
The comedy satirizes the protectionism in Soviet official institutions. One of the most vivid anti-bureaucratic grotesque movies in the history of Georgian cinema of the 20s. The film was banned from distribution.
Source : www.moscowfilmfestival.ru
 

Commentaries and bibliography
Les origines du cinéma soviétique : un regard neuf, Myriam TSIKOUNAS, Cerf, 1992
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Festival Bridges. Bozar. East of West films festival, Brussels (Belgium), 2019
- L'URSS des cinéastes à la Cinémathèque française. 1917-1945 : première partie, Paris (France), 2017
- Festival "Polka. liberated cinema", Moscow (Russia), 2011
- Moscow International Film Festival (MIFF), Moscow (Russia), 2008
- Moscow International Film Festival (MIFF), Moscow (Russia), 2007