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DirectorVakhtang Jajanidze
ProducerLasha Khalvashi – Studio Artizm
WriterVakhtang Jajanidze
CastTatiana Bitsadze, Lili Bitsadze
EditorVakhtang Jajanidze
CameraSandro Visotski
ScreeningThursday 10 November at 17:45h / Sunday 13 November at 13:15h
Length15 min

A beautiful farewell of two sisters forced to separate for the first time in their life. Dutch Premiere


Two middle-aged sisters quietly prepare for a major change after they spent their entire life together. Lili has a chance to leave the dead town and move to another place with her daughter. But Tatiana keeps hoping that Lili will never leave her alone… The director Jajanidze graduated as a film director at the Shota Rustaveli Theatre and Film Georgia State University, after getting a law degree.

Een mooi afscheid van twee zusters die voor het eerst in hun leven worden gedwongen van elkaar te scheiden.


Twee zusters op middelbare leeftijd bereiden zich rustig voor op een grote verandering nadat ze hun hele leven samen hebben doorgebracht. Lili krijgt een kans om de ingeslapen stad te verlaten en met haar dochter te verhuizen naar een andere plek. Maar Tatiana houdt hoop dat Lili haar nooit zal verlaten… Regisseur Jajanidze is, na het afronden van een studie Rechten, afgestudeerd als regisseur aan de Shota Rustaveli Theater en Georgia State University Film.

FESTIVALS & AWARDS (selection)

Tbilisi Film Festival, Georgia, 2015 – Special Jury Prize
Maine International Film Festival, USA, 2016