Nata Murvanidze, Ramaz Ioseliani, Dimitri Tatishvili, Avtandil Makharadze
A 50-year-old housewife, Manana, struggles with a dilemma: she has to choose between her family life and a love for writing she has repressed for years. When she finally decides to follow her passion, she is ready to sacrifice everything for it, mentally and physically.
The film was premiered at Locarno International Film Festival where it received the award for Best First Film.
Ana Urushadze, was born in Tbilisi (Georgia) in 1990, graduated from the Shota Rustaveli Theatre and Georgia State Film University in 2013 and directed several short films. “Scary Mother” is her feature film debut. Among the film’s multiple awards are: Golden Leopard award in the Best First Feature category, Locarno Film Festival; First Prize at Sarajevo Film Festival; the Golden Star, first prize, in the feature film competition prize at Egypt’s El Gouna Film Festival; Jury Grand Prize (Asian Oscar) at Asia Pacific Screen Awards. Nata Murvanidze’s received the Asian Oscar for the Best Performance by an Actress.
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MONDAY 11/12/2018 7:00 pm.
2017, 107 min, Georgia, Estonia
Georgian with English subtitles