aka Simindis kundzuli First screened in October 2014
Director: George Ovashvili. Cast: Ilyas Salman, Mariam Buturishvili, Tamer Levent. Screenplay: George Ovashvili, Nugzar Shataidze, and Roelof Jan Minneboo. Twitter Capsule:
Grandfather, young girl near-wordlessly subsist on tiny mid-river atoll. Impressive throughout. Deepest at end.
As moving as I found it in its simplicity and subtle avoidance of predicted narrative beats, this kind of project is attempted multiple times a year in foreign festival cinema.