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A filmmaker finds creative freedom more elusive than he imagined in this ironic comedy-drama. Tired of the state-appointed producers and censorship in his homeland, Soviet Georgia, Niko decides to move to France, only to find that he has merely traded one type of interference for another.

  1. Otar Iosseliani

    Director, Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Dato Tarielachvili

  2. Tamuna Karumidze

    Tamuna Karumidze

  3. Fanny Gonin

  4. Givi Sarchimelidze

  5. Pierre Étaix

    Pierre Étaix

Full Cast & Crew

No videos, backdrops or posters have been added to Chantrapas.


Status Released

Release Information

  • April 24, 2011


Original Language English

Runtime 2h 2m

Budget -

Revenue -



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