DOK LEIPZIG 30 OCTOBER – 5 NOVEMBER 2017
60TH INTERNATIONAL LEIPZIG FESTIVAL FOR DOCUMENTARY AND ANIMATED FILM
DOK Leipzig Film Festival

Exodus


Exodus


CATALOGUE TEXT
Where is the boundary between documentary observation and staged re-enactment? It may be running right through Chiatura, the former global capital of manganese mining, now sinking into dreariness, perhaps kept together only by the last surviving cable cars. Vakhtang Jajanidze turned places into locations and inhabitants into actors lining up to tell their own stories, which follow a script based on the proverbial “true story”. So the time came when fate wanted to separate two sisters. Lily, a cable car driver, was determined to stay; Tatiana, who was unemployed, had decided to leave …

Zaza Rusadze

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Credits
Original Title: Gamosvla
Country: Georgia
Year: 2015
Language: without dialogue
Subtitle: Without Dialogue/Subtitles
Runtime: 15 min.
Format: DCP
Color: Colour
Director: Vakhtang Jajanidze
Producer: Lasha Khalvashi, Tinatin Kajrishvili
Cinematographer: Sandro Wysocki
Editor: Giga Japaridze
Sound: Paata Godziashvili, Nino Tevdorashvili
Script: Vakhtang Jajanidze
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The annotations to the films in the Official Selection were written by the members of the selection committee and guest authors. All quotes from DOK Leipzig 2017 catalogue articles must be identified as such and cite the author's name. All articles where no author’s name is given are production notes.