Will There Be a Theatre up There?!
Producer: Nana Janelidze
Director: Nana Janelidze
Script: Nana Janelidze
Director of Photography: Giorgi Beridze
Production Designer: Zura Mikeladze
Composer: Misha Mdinaradze
Sound: Niko Tarielashvili
Editor: Niko Tarielashvili
Cast: Kakhi Kavsadze, Nino Kuratashvili
Tengiz Abuladze str.4, Georgia
The main character of the film is one of the most popular Georgian actors - Kakhi Kavsadze, but the film is not about just an actor. The film depicts the chronicle of a big family - Kavsadzes - family of great folk singers and their life ordeal, which reflects the lives of millions who lived in former USSR
First Prize for the best film, CIS, Baltic and Georgian National Cinematographic Forum; CINE4ME Prize, Montpellier International Mediterranean Countries FF; Best Actor, awarded to Kakhi Kavsadze, Minsk IFF; Best Film in the Georgian section, Tbilisi IFF; Best Film, Moscow Stalker International Human Rights FF; Best Foreign Film, the Russian Film Academy's Nika Prize; Special Mention of the Jury, GoEast Wiesbaden IFF, Germany.
Nana Janelidze (born 1955)
Director, scriptwriter. Studied cinematography and directing under Tengiz Abuladze at the Tbilisi State Institute of Theatre and Cinema. Laureate of both the Georgian State and Iakob Gogebashvili prizes for the film Lullaby. Holds two Nika Awards (Russian Film Academy) for the film Repentance and the film Will There Be a Theater up There?! Works also as drama director at the theatre. In 2000 founded with the actress Nanuka Khuskivadze the production studio N&N. Author of two books: Tengiz Abuladze – reflections, Rezo Chkheidze – On the High Road of Film. Along with group of authors restored and made available a multimedia album of Georgia's first documentary film – Akaki Tsereteli's Journey through Racha and Lechkhumi (1912).
A Big Boy and a Little Boy (1978), Family (1985), Lullaby (1994), Georgia in the Raindrop (1998), The Knights of Georgian Chant (2010), Will There Be a Theatre up There?! (2011).