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MAMA / Father

MAMA / Father

A Georgian family is affected by the absence of the father, who abandoned them years ago without explanation. The two teenage boys steal radios from local cars in order to help their mother. An unexpected plot-twist occurs during one such robbery.

DAVIT PIRTSKHALAVA, born in 1987, studied at the Shota Rustaveli Theatre and Georgia State Film University in Tbilisi. He is the author and co-author of many short and feature-length films. Father  is his directorial debut and won the Golden Leopard for Best International Short at the Locarno International Film Festival 2015.

Cinema Next Europe 2016

DAVIT PIRTSKHALAVA

Georgia 2015
DCP / color
25 minutes
OmeU

Screenplay
Cinematography
Shalva Sokurashvili
Editing
Nodar Nozadze
Producers
Suliko Tsulukidze (Millimeter Film, GE)

Premierenstatus / Premiere Status
Austrian Premiere

gemeinsam mit / together with
WADA’ / Prediction
DA JE KUĆA DOBRA I VUK BI JE IMAO/ No Wolf Has a House
(Programm / Program WOLVES)