Blind Dates
Blind Dates

Blind Dates

Director Levan Koguashvili

Production year 2013

Length 98min.

Country Georgia/Ukraine

SYNOPSIS

Sandro is a 40-year old Tbilisi teacher, who still lives with his parents. His mother constantly bugs him to grow up and get married, but Sandro has little luck with the women he and his single friend look up on dating sites. After another unsuccessful date Sandro meets hairdresser Manana and falls in love with her. However, Manana turns out to be married and her husband Tengo turns out to be released on probation. Sandro’s blind date with a married woman evolves into an absurd love story.

CAST & CREW

Levan Koguashvili
Levan Koguashvili

Director

Producer

Suliko Tsulukidze, Levan Koguashvili, Olena Yershova

Script

Boris Frumin, Levan Koguashvili, Andro Sakvarelidze

Director of Photography

Tato Kotetishvili

Production designer

Kote Japharidze

Sound

Paata Godziashvili

Edit

Nodar Nozadze

Cast

Andro Sakvarelidze, Ia Sukhitashvili, Archil Kikodze, Vakhtang Chachanidze, Kakhi Kavsadze

Production company

Kino Iberica #45, Rustaveli ave 0145 Tbilisi, Georgia

Levan Koguashvili

Studied Film Production at the Georgian State University of Theatre and Cinema in Tbilisi, but one year after he began his studies a war broke out in Georgia and he started to work as a journalist for the first independent Georgian television station. Between 1995 and 1999, Levan studied Film Directing at the Russian State Institute of Cinematography (VGIK) in Moscow, where his mentor was Marlen Khutsiev. In 2007, he graduated from the Tisch School of the Art’s Graduate Film Program (New York University).


Filmography

The Debt (2005, short), Father and Son (2003, doc.), The Women from Georgia (2008, doc.), Street Days (2010), Blind Dates (2013).

FILMS 2014