And then We Danced

Sweden, Georgia, France, 2019, 105 min.

Director

Levan Akin

Producer

Ketie Danelia,
Mathilde Dedye,
Mattias Sandström,
Giorgi Kobalia

Scenario

Levan Akin

Rights Holder

Totem Films

DOP

Lisabi Fridell

Cast

Levan Gelbakhiani, Bachi Valishvili, Ana Javakhishvili, Anano Makharadze, Giorgi Tsereteli, Ninutsa Gabisonia

Production

French Quarter Film, Takes Film, AMA Productions, RMV Film, Inland Film AB

Merab has been training since a young age at the National Georgian Ensemble with his dance partner Mary. His world is suddenly turned upside down when the charismatic and carefree Irakli arrives and becomes both his strongest rival and desire. In this conservative setting Merab finds himself having to break free and risk it all.

HONORS
2019 Cannes IFF (France) – Directors' fortnight
2019 Odesa IFF (Ukraine) – Grand Prix (Audience Award), Best Film Award, Best Actor Award
2019 Sarajevo Film Festival (Bosnia and Herzegovina) – Best Actor Award
ABOUT THE DIRECTOR

Levan Akin

Levan Akin is a Swedish born filmmaker of Georgian descent. His work often plays on class and gender. AND THEN WE DANCED is Akin first Georgian language feature.

Selected filmography

2019 And then We Danced

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