a film by zaza rusadze
to make it into the capitalist west, seven young georgians hijacked a soviet passenger plane on november 18th, 1983. for three of the group members the armed hijacking ended with the death penalty in a prison in tbilisi.
in a personal journey the director zaza rusadze looks for clues to the event in today’s georgia.
author, director: zaza rusadze
photography: levan pataraia, jutta tränkle
sound: sascha starke
editors: angela wendt, tamuna karumidze
narrators: eva mattes, heidrun bartholomäus, constanze roeder, max volkert martens,helmut gauß, alexander bandilla
producers: susann schimk, jörg trentmann
documentary, 52 min., digibeta, colour, stereo, 1:1,66, 25fps
credo:film in co-production with arte and the hff “konrad wolf“ potsdam-babelsberg
awards: 8th hff / gwff award ceremony of graduates award potsdam, germany (2003): nominated for best graduate film – documentary film, 1st international festival of young filmmakers, miskolc, hungary (2005): award winner international competition, 1st punto de vista navarra, pamplona, spain (2005): audience award
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