An Unusual Exhibition
An Unusual Exhibition • 1h 32m
Directed by Eldar Shengalaia • 1968 • USSR/Georgia
An Unusual Exhibition is a typically playful and melancholic work by one of Georgia’s best-loved directors. Charting the artistic frustration and romantic elation of Aguli, a down-on-his-luck sculptor forced to produce gravestones in order to support his family, Eldar Shengelaia demonstrates the tragicomic eye for human foibles and the poetic, even surreal, compositions that define the best Georgian-Soviet cinema. Its love plot, between Aguli and a Russian soldier, speaks knowingly to the troubled relations between Georgia and its domineering neighbour to the north.
AN UNUSUAL EXHIBITION • არაჩვეულებრივი გამოფენა
Directed by Eldar Shengelaia
Written by Revaz Gabriadze
Cinematography by Giorgi Garsamia
Music by Giya Kancheli
Starring: Guram Lordkipanidze, Valentina Telechkina, Vasil Chkhaidze
In Georgian and Russian with English subtitles
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