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Voyage of the Young Composer (1985)

Akhalgazrda kompozitoris mogzauroba (original title)
In 1905, young composer Nikusha, travels to the villages of a post-revolutionary Georgia to collect folk songs.


Giorgi Shengelaia (as Giorgi Shengelaya)
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Cast overview:
Gia Peradze ... Leko Tatasheli
Levan Abashidze ... Nikusha Chachanidze
Zura Kipshidze ... Elizbar Tsereteli
Rusudan Kvlividze Rusudan Kvlividze ... Tekla Tsereteli
Ruslan Mikaberidze ... Shalva Tsereteli (as Ruslan Miqaberidze)
Lili Ioseliani Lili Ioseliani ... Epemia Tsereteli
Temo Japaridze Temo Japaridze ... Giorgi Otskheli (as Teimuraz Dzhaparidze)
Ketevan Orakhelashvili ... Gurandukhti
Zinaida Kverenchkhiladze Zinaida Kverenchkhiladze ... Gulkani
Chabua Amirejibi Chabua Amirejibi ... Davit Itrieli (as Chabua Amiredjibi)
Teimuraz Bichiashvili Teimuraz Bichiashvili ... Rostomi
Levan Turmanidze Levan Turmanidze


In 1905, young composer Nikusha, travels to the villages of a post-revolutionary Georgia to collect folk songs. For this he provides himself with a map of the places he would like to visit. His accidental co-traveler is Leko Tatasheli who is convinced that the composer is on a mission of the revolutionary committee and his map is the plan of a future uprising.

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Soviet Union


Georgian | Russian

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25 December 1986 (Finland) See more »

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death of a world
16 February 2017 | by KirpianuscusSee all my reviews

one of my favorite films. sure, for Levan Abashindze. for the crumbs from Visconti and Pasolini. for the atmosphere and acting and references to Kafka and the fall of a world as a fight between obscure forces. one of films like a letter from other universe. beautiful and bizarre. seductive and dramatic. all seems be well known. not as story but as meet with small details who define the innocence in middle of a war who remains a sort of dark humor example. Mahler and Visconti and Bergman. and soft delicacy of a sort of melancholia. this is it. nothing surprising. only a trip across the memory of a time and the silhouettes of its people.

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