About the director:
Mariam Khatchvani is a 31-year-old director and screenwriter from Georgia. In 2008, she completed the Shota Rustaveli Theater and Film University in Tbilisi. Since then, she has recorded many short documentaries, some of them Verdzoba (2006), Beyond the Window (2007), Lichanishi (2009) and Kvirikoba (2009). Also, her opus records also feature films, also of short duration, the last of which is Dinola's (2013) film, which was screened at more than 30 film festivals and was nominated for the European Film Award for Best Short Film, which enabled her to realize her The latest feature: feature-length Dede (2017), which won the East of West prize at the International Film Festival Karlovy Vary.
1992 is. Young Dina lives in an isolated mountain village where life is strictly determined by centuries-old tradition. Din's grandfather promised her hands to David returning from the war, but his military partner arrives with him, enchanting Gegi in whom Dina quickly falls in love. Will their love succeed in overcoming centuries of social standards or will the pressure of the community flatten both?
Original title: Dede (2017)
Duration: 97 min
Country: Georgia, Qatar
Producers: Mike Downey, Vladimir Katcharava, Igor Nola, Sam Taylor
Script: Vladimir Katcharava, Mariam Khatchvani, Irakli Solomonashvili
Editing: Levan Kukhashvili
Director of Photography: Konstantin Esadze
Director: Mariam Khatchvani
Cast: George Babluani, Girshel Chelidze, Mose Khachvani, Nukri Khachvani, Natia Vibliani