TAMING THE GARDEN

Georgia, Germany, Switzerland 2020 – Director: Salomé Jashi – Original language: Georgian – Subtitles: English

The tree moves slowly across the sea, its gigantic crown majestically aloft. The image is as beautiful as it is unsettling – because it is dug out, surveyed, drilled and debated. A film about power, unfulfilled promises and the hobby of a rich man…

No youth rating

English/Original Title: MOTVINIEREBA. Writer: Salomé Jashi. Camera: Goga Devdariani. Sound: Philippe Ciompi. Editing: Chris Wright. Music: Celia Stroom. Production: Mira Film, Corso Film, Sakdoc Film. Producer: Vadim Jendreyko, Erik Winker, Salomé Jashi. Length: 92 min. International Sales: Syndicado Film Sales

 

Salomé Jashi

The Georgian filmmaker Salomé Jashi first studied journalism at Tbilisi State University and worked as a reporter for several years before studying documentary film at Royal Holloway University of London. Her films have won several awards. She lives in Berlin and Tbilisi.


Filmography

THE DAZZLING LIGHT OF SUNSET, GE/DE 2016, 74 min.
BAKHMARO HEISST PARADIES, DE 2011, 59 min.
THEIR HELICOPTER, GE 2006, 22 min.


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