And Then We Danced
First screened in October 2019
Director: Levan Akin. Cast: Levan Gelbakhiani, Bachi Valishvili, Ana Javakishvili, Giorgi Tsereteli, Kakha Gogidze, Aleko Begalishvili, Tamar Bukhnikashvili, Marika Gogichaishvili, Ana Makharadze, Levan Gabrava, Ninutsa Gabisonia. Screenplay: Levan Akin. Twitter Capsule:
Too genre-obedient through the middle, but the start, the recalibrated end, and the strong camera elevate it.
Late, unexpected refocusing on the fraternal tie complicates, thank goodness, much of what preceded. Controversies in Georgia prove this is risky.