TAMING THE GARDEN
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
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.
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