Semyon DOLIDZE
Семён ДОЛИДЗЕ
Semion DOLIDZE
Ketevan DOLIDZE
Кетеван ДОЛИДЗЕ
Ketevan DOLIDZE
USSR (Georgia), 1983, 91mn 
Colour, fiction
Cucaracha
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Кукарача

 

 La Cucaracha

 Kukaracha

 
Directed by : Semyon DOLIDZE (Семён ДОЛИДЗЕ), Ketevan DOLIDZE (Кетеван ДОЛИДЗЕ)
Writing credits : Ketevan DOLIDZE (Кетеван ДОЛИДЗЕ), Semyon DOLIDZE (Семён ДОЛИДЗЕ)
Based on Nodar Dumbadze 's short story
 
Cast
Ninel CHANKVETADZE (Нинель ЧАНКВЕТАДЗЕ) ...Inga
Marie JANASHIYA (Маринэ ДЖАНАШИЯ) ...Aniko
Zaza KOLELISHVILI (Заза КОЛЕЛИШВИЛИ) ...Mutarlo
Levan UCHANEISHVILI (Леван УЧАНЕЙШВИЛИ) ...Kukaracha
 
Cinematography : Mikhail MEDNIKOV (Михаил МЕДНИКОВ)
Production design : Nodar SULEMANASHVILI (Нодар СУЛЕМАНАШВИЛИ)
Music : Georgi CHLAIDZE (Георгий ЧЛАИДЗЕ)
Production : Gruzia Film
Release date in Russia : 21/06/1983
 

DVD with subtitles
Editor : Ruscico. 2010.
Languages : RU KA FR
Subtitles : RU EN FR DE ES IT

Plot synopsis
A screen adaptation of the novel of the same name by the well-known Georgian writer Nodar Dumbadze. This story about love and loyalty, bravery and betrayal, began shortly before the Patriotic War of 1941-1945. Georgy Tumurashvili, a militia man, was affectionately called “Cucaracha”, by both the kids and the adults. He was a conscientious divisional inspector investigating various incidents, calling to order local hoodlums and settling family arguments. Once he helped out Inga who fell prey to Murtalo, a bandit and murderer. The young people fell in love with each other. But Murtalo decided to take revenge on Cucaracha…
Source : ruscico.com