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by George Ovashvili


Shortly after the first democratically elected president of Georgia came to power he was ousted in a military coup. He sets out for the mountains with a group of loyalists to regroup with his supporters. Set against an imposing Caucasus backdrop, we witness a man fighting for power while waging an internal struggle as he heads to meet his fate.

original title: Khibula
country: Georgia, France, Germany
sales agent: Pluto Film
year: 2017
genre: fiction
directed by: George Ovashvili
film run: 98'
release date: FR 15/11/2017, GE 23/11/2017, DE 29/03/2018
screenplay: Roelof Jan Minneboo
cast: Hossein Mahjoob, Kishvard Manvelishvili, Nodar Dzidziguri, Zurab Antelava
cinematography by: Enrico Lucidi
film editing: Sun-min Kim
music: Joseph Bardanashvili
producer: George Ovashvili, Eike Goreczka, Christoph Kukula, Guillaume De Seille
production: Alamdary Film, 42film GmbH, Arizona Films Productions, Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen (ZDF), ARTE Deutschland
distributor: Wagonnet, Arizona Films Distribution, Neue Visionen Filmverleih GmbH