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The story of self-taught Georgian painter Niko Pirosmani.

Director:

Giorgi Shengelaia (as Giorgi Shengelaya)

Writers:

Erlom Akhvlediani, Giorgi Shengelaia (as Giorgi Shengelaya)
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Cast

Cast overview:
Avtandil Varazi Avtandil Varazi ... Niko Pirosmanishvili
Dodo Abashidze ... Kinto (as David Abashidze)
Zurab Kapianidze Zurab Kapianidze ... Ushangi (as Zura Qapianidze)
Teimuraz Beridze Teimuraz Beridze ... drug Pirosmanishvili
Boris Tsipuria ... Dimitriy
Kote Daushvili ... muzh sestri Pirosmanishvili (as Shota Daushvili)
Margo Gvaramadze Margo Gvaramadze ... (as Mariya Gvaramadze)
Nino Seturidze Nino Seturidze
Rosalia Mintshin Rosalia Mintshin ... (as Rozaliya Minchin)
Givi Aleksandria Givi Aleksandria ... (as Givi Aleqsandria)
Aleksandre Rekhviashvili Aleksandre Rekhviashvili ... (as Aleqsandre Rekhviashvili)
Amir Kakabadze Amir Kakabadze ... Lado
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The story of self-taught Georgian painter Niko Pirosmani.

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Country:

Soviet Union | Georgia

Language:

Russian | Georgian | French

Release Date:

4 October 1974 (Finland) See more »

Also Known As:

Пиросмани See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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touching
17 March 2014 | by VincentiuSee all my reviews

at whole. for story of Pirosmani, one of the greatest Georgian art legends. for the impression of walk in a pinacotheque. for strange feeling about a classic story of an artist who tries remains himself against social pressure. a film about life. not different by many Georgian films of period but convincing thanks to a simple script and acting of Avtandil Varazi. the ash taste, melancholic slices, a lot of silence walls. and confession of a man for who existence is a form of fly, for who the freedom is essential value.far to be perfect, it seems be memorable. for the deep roots, for bitter images, for clear message, for the taste of honesty. a film who can remember basic things who lost their death.


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