Repentance is a Georgian film directed by Tengiz Abuladze. The movie was made in 1984, but its release was banned in the Soviet Union for its semi-allegorical critique of Stalinism. It premiered at the 1987 Cannes Film Festival, winning the FIPRESCI Prize, Grand Prize of the Jury, and the Prize of the Ecumenical Jury. Repentance is set in a small Georgian town. The film starts with the scene of a woman preparing a cake. A man in a chair is reading from a newspaper that the town's mayor, Varlam Aravidze has died. One day after the funeral the corpse of the mayor turns up in the garden of his...
|Directed by:||Tengiz Abuladze|
|Music by:||Nana Janelidze|
|Screenplay by:||Tengiz Abuladze, Nana Janelidze, Revaz Kveselava|