“It’s all about soul beauty, it’s a beauty contest of Mothers, so dear Georgian mothers please keep on smiling.” Georgia, Tbilisi, 2010… Mother’s beauty contest... winner will get an apartment and 25000$. Ten mothers, with seven of them belonging to the poorest population layer, will desperately try to win...
Special Jury Prize | Antalya IFF, Turkey), 2012
Antigone D'or (Best Feature Film) | Cinémed IFF, Montpellier, France, 2012
FICC Jury Award Don Quijote | Tallinn Black Nights FF, Estonia, 2012
Special Mention by the Jury | Tbilisi IFF, Georgia, 2012
CICAE Award | Vilnius IFF, Lithuania, 2013
CAST & CREW
Rusudan Chkonia, Nicolas Blanc
Director of Photography
Konstantine Mindia Esadze
Rusudan Chkonia, Jean-Pierre Bloc, Levan Kukhashvili
Ia Sukhitashvili, Gia Roinishvili, Olga Babluani
Nike Studio - Ex Nihilo
Born 1978, Tbilisi, Georgia. In 2001, she graduated from Georgian Shota Rustaveli State University of Theatre & Film, with degree in directing. She has written and directed two short films and two documentaries, which have been screened at many international film festivals. Her graduation film Children Without A Name has won several international awards, her next film Keep Smiling participated in numerous film festivals and training programs.
Children without a Name (2001), C'est la vie (2007, short), Keep Smiling (2012).