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Archived: Hostages (2017)

director: Rezo Gigineishvili

composer: Giya Kancheli
With: Irakli Kvirikadze, Tinatin Dalakishvili, a.o.

duration: 103 minutes
Historical, Youth / Coming-Of-Age

Official Selection - Global Cinema

"'Hostages', a fictionalized retelling of a real-life 1980s hijacking by seven young Georgians, marks the point at which Georgian cinema has gained in self-confidence to the degree that it can now set its sights on the mainstream." (Variety) "A breathlessly tense piece of work." (Screen Daily)


director: Rezo Gigineishvili
composer: Giya Kancheli
producer: Vladimer Katcharava, Rezo Gigineishvili, Mikhail Finogenov, Tamara Tatishvili
screenplay: Lasha Bugadze & Rezo Gigineishvili
Editor: Andrey Gamov & Jaroslaw Kaminski
Cinematography: Vladislav Opelyants

production company: 20 Steps Productions

More info

dialogue: Georgian, Russian
subtitles: Eng subt.
country: Georgia - Russia - Poland
year: 2017


REZO GIGINEISHVILI (1982): Zhara (2006), Bez Muszhchin (2011), Lyubov s aktsentom (2012), Bez granits (2015), Hostages (2017).

Technical Specs

format: DCP
frame: 1:2,35
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