88. SINCE OTAR LEFT
dir. Julie Bertucelli
world premiere 2003
U.S. release 2004
Because the three women in the movie make indelible individual impressions while also embodying an
affecting but unprecious identity as a matrilineal line. And because stories of cultural transition, alienation,
and contact are rarely this intimate or this subtly moving. And because of Gorintin's final solo scenes.