29-09-2010

FNE Focus: News from Georgia

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TBILISI: Street Days by Levan Koguashvili sold to Russia, Canada and USA

After the success at the festivals, Street Days by Levan Kogushavili, was bought by the Russian, Canadian and US film distributors.

The project is the winner of the GNFC full-length feature film competition.

The Georgian National Film Center supported the film with 500.000 GEL. Total budget of the film is 700.000 USD.

For the first time after the 20 year pause, Georgian production will be screened in Russian cinemas. The Moscow International Film Festival estimated the film as a „New Wave in Georgian Cinema". International press criticizes the film in a very positive manner. Otar Ioseliani said that the film is the work of a master.

Producers of the film have signed the contract with „Global Film".