Giorgi Shengelaia is confirmed dead at the age of 82.
Giorgi was best known as a Georgian film director (Alaverdoba).
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R.I.P. Giorgi Shengelaia. So pleased I got the chance to speak with him about his life and cinema when he was in be…
Giorgi Shengelaia
Born(1937-05-11)May 11, 1937
DiedFebruary 17, 2020(2020-02-17) (aged 82)
OccupationFilm director
Screenwriter
Actor
Years active1961 - 2005
Giorgi Shengelaia (Georgian: გიორგი შენგელაია; Russian: Гео́ргий Никола́евич Шенгела́я; 11 May 1937 — 17 February 2020) is a Georgian and Soviet film director. He has directed 14 films since 1961. His 1985 film The Journey of a Young Composer was entered into the 36th Berlin International Film Festival where he won the Silver Bear for Best Director.
Filmography
Year
Film
Director
Writer
Actor
Note
1956
In Our Courtyard
Yes
1961
AOtaraant Widow
Yes
1961
Ambavi erti kalishvilisa
Yes
1961
Niko Pirosmanishvili
Yes
Yes
Documentary
1962
Alaverdoba
Yes
Yes
Short film
1965
Djildo
Yes
Short film
1965
Rats ginakhavs, vegar nakhav
Yes
1966
Matsi Khvitia
Yes
Yes
1969
Pirosmani
Yes
Yes
1973
Melodies of Vera Quarter
Yes
Yes
1976
Kvishani darchebian
Yes
Yes
Yes
1980
Sikvaruli kvelas unda
Yes
1984
The Journey of a Young Composer
Yes
Yes
1987
Khareba and Gogia
Yes
Yes
1996
Kahdzhi Murat
Yes
Yes
1996
Orpeosis sikvdili
Yes
Yes
2000
Georgian grapes
Yes
Yes
2005
Midioda matarebeli
Yes
Yes
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