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THE DROPOUTS

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Trickster Otto, pickpocket Ramsan and protection money extortioner SoSo aka "Stalin" suffer from the bad conscience that their profession implies. Together, the crooks forge a plan to rob only big gangsters. A plan that quickly becomes an adventurous and dangerous journey for the unusual trio.

 

 

genre: comedy

 

current status: script development

est. length: 90 min.

 

Director and author:

Giorgi Abashishvili

development funded by

PEOPLE FROM THE MOOR

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A huge, impenetrable moor exists between Western and Eastern Europe.

The inhabitants there are in constant struggle with nature, they are free in the truest sense of the word. But this freedom is in danger, because the moor is to be drained and transformed into a canal.

 

 

Genre: creative documentary

 

current status: development

 

est. length: 52 Min. (tv),  70 Min. (cinema)

 

Director and author:

Aliaksei Paluyan

 

development funded by

EMPTY NETS

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To make enough money for a wedding with his love NARGES, the young Iranian man HAMID starts to work in a fishery. He gets mixed up with a group of men, who are illegally fishing the endangered sturgeon and finally has to take a fatal decision. In the end HAMID will have the money and marry his love. But what price did he have to pay for that?

 

Genre: drama

 

current status: script development

 

est. length: 100 min.

 

Director and author:

Behrooz Karamizade

development funded by

ZWEI SCHAFE

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MEHDI, an old Iranian man, fled to Germany with his son REZA 30 years ago.

But now, to the end of his life, the longing for his old home does not leave him.

He decides to move back to Iran. But he ignores his son REZA, who has already

built up a life in Germany. Old wounds break between them. A family drama against the background of a dramatic escape.

 

 

genre:  Drama

current status: Production development

est. length: 100 min.

 

Director and Author:

Behrooz Karamizade

 

 

Script-development, production-development and production funded by

Heavy Baggage

The story of Gedevan Kartvelishvili

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The 45 year old GEDEVAN has no right touch for money. The studied professor of archeology  lives with his wife and his two kids in Tiflis, the capital of Georgia.

He teaches a handful of students at the local archaeological institute in the hope of being paid some day. But the institute is bankrupt, as well as the entire country. There's not much work around and to make matters worse refugees from one of the many wars with Russia are poring into the city.

Bad conditions for a subtle science like archeology. But to the grieve of his wife, who dreams of a better life, his daughter who wants to become a fashion model, and his son who wishes that his father is a strong man, GEDEVAN cannot help but digging into his research every day.

When his wife forces him to leave to the EU, earning money for the family, GEDENVANS daily life will come to a sudden change.

 

A film about the question what is more important for society: money or man?

 

genre:  black comedy

current status: script development

est. length: 100 min

 

Director and Co-Author:

Giorgi Abashishvili

 

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