WHY ISN'T LIFE AS SWEET AS CHOCOLATE?!

ხშირ შემთხვევაში, რეჟისორი იმას იღებს, რაც აწუხებს, რაც უნახავს, რაც გადაუტანია, კინოსურათს პირადი დეტალებით ავსებს და არ არიდებს თავს სუბიექტურობას. ლუკა კოპალეიშვილის სტუდენტური დოკუმენტური კინოსურათი, „ცოტა რამ მამაჩემის შესახებ“ (2022), აშკარად, პირადი ნამუშევარია, სადაც ავტორი მამამისის შესახებ გვიყვება. დიახ, ეს სუბიექტური ნამუშევარია, რეჟისორის ოჯახის ამბავია – რთული, სამწუხარო, მაგრამ საინტერესო მოცემულობა, რომელშიც ის ცხოვრობს. რეჟისორის …

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LIFE SACRIFICED TO PERSONAL INTERESTS

Being human means being a merciless, cruel, selfish creature, who will always put self and personal interests before anything else in any situation or condition. This cruelty does not necessarily mean any kind of violence, but simply indifference, even inaction. When a person is an artist and is in a creative crisis, it should not cause surprise in others if his indifference is turned into cruelty and he has emotionless attitude towards circumstances, and perception and observation ...

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LOST ON THE BRIDGE OF TWO TIMES

No one can ignore the inevitable changes lurking on the bridge from childhood to adulthood. An invisible alienation to childhood friends appears one day and people weighed down by the pressure of adulthood, trying to find themselves under the ever-watchful eye of society, will have to look out for it. The bridge between the two shores slowly breaks down and the young people standing on it are burdened by multifaceted thoughts – nostalgia for the past...

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THAT INVISIBLE FORCE WHICH CONTROLS US

Screenings have always attracted viewers’ attention and are still very popular among movie audiences. This is logical – people are interested how directors will be able to portray their favorite novels, stories, characters' adventures on the screen. Based on such high expectations among the audience, of course, even greater responsibility falls on the director and his film crew, since there is more criticism of the film from the public and it is to be expected. The risk is high, and the chance that the director will fail to live up to the audience’s expectations ...

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DEEPLY HIDDEN IDEA OR LACK OF IDEA?

Fog Curtain" (2019) is Tinatin Emiridze’s short student film. When it comes to this kind of work, the director can be forgiven for some mistakes because professional experience eases him over time and his subsequent works gradually improve, although there are issues that stand out as glaring ones in this particular film. All types of cinema have their own distinct characteristics, including documentary film. There are many difficulties in working with it. First of all, it means unforeseen ...

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AN UNATTAINABLE RELATIONSHIP WITH THE AUDIENCE

The phenomenon of falling in love at first sight, how it changes the course of life forever, and the monotonous, unbearable existence of a person affected by the loss of this love - these are the topics that have attracted the interest of filmmakers from the beginning, and have captured the hearts of readers for centuries. It is a difficult task to create a plot and characters that will attract the attention of the audience since love plays such a conceptual, irreplaceable role in human life and readers and viewers have seen and imprinted in their minds a whole cascade of diverse stories about typical lovers.

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FOR US AND ONLY FOR US

Nikoloz Gabunia's student film "For the Motherland and Stalin" (2019) describes the events unfolded during one day, where the key figure is the main character, grandfather’s foot. It is a kind of attribute for the director to juxtapose two worlds, World War II era and modern Georgia or society. The film does not teach any moralistic, “smart” lessons. Nikoloz Gabunia simply reflects the events, chooses neutrality, does not favor any side, does not try to romanticize anything or offend anyone. He only tells stories.

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SMALL SACRIFICE FOR PERSONAL PARADISE

Human life is full of many obstacles, hopelessness, difficulties and frequent ups and downs. Throughout our existence, each of us strives to create something worthwhile, or even to achieve success, or perhaps, just to live happily. The world is very diverse, so are people, with their individual character, individual desires and aspirations. Everyone's attitude towards goals and plans is also different. We all have a dream, but each of us looks at it differently. Some people hope to make their...

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LIFE AS SEEN FROM THE ELEVATOR

From the very first days of its birth, cinema has always tried to realize its main "task"- to tell a story in an interesting way with independent and original audiovisual methods. Logically, the methods, forms and content of cinematic narration and delivery have undergone large-scale development and transformation during its existence. Neither is it unusual that the main characters of films, who are not only in the center of attention but also become "narrators" themselves, are not directly human, but also other spiritual or non-spiritual beings.

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