Roots (1987)

07/04/1987 (SU) Drama 1h 27m
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In the hot summer of 1917, the nineteen-year-old peasant Georgy Zakareishvili left his village in search of work and, settling on a French ship, soon found himself in Paris, where he married a Frenchwoman. Modest wealth, beloved wife, sons and a faithful friend helped him to endure separation from his homeland. When the opportunity came to his homeland, George was already old and could not postpone the upcoming meeting with his native Georgia. He tried to convey his love to his grandson George: he sang folk songs, taught Georgian, talked about the people of his village. And now, in fulfillment of his grandfather’s orders, George the Younger took his ashes to his homeland...

  1. Karaman Mgeladze

    Director

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  1. Dodo Abashidze

    Dodo Abashidze

    Giorgi Zakareishvili

  2. Soso Jachvliani

    Soso Jachvliani

    Young Giorgi Zakareishvili

  3. Ia Parulava

    Ia Parulava

    Young Madleni

  4. Laurence Ragon

    Laurence Ragon

    Madleni

  5. Aleksandre Medzmariashvili

    Aleksandre Medzmariashvili

    Young Henry

  6. Nugzar Kurashvili

    Henry

  7. Gogi Gegechkori

    Gogi Gegechkori

    Samson Jandieri

  8. Merab Ninidze

    Merab Ninidze

  9. Malkhaz Gorgiladze

    Mate

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Original Title ფესვები

Status Released

Original Language Georgian

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