Merab Ninidze plays the role of Konstantin in Dito Tsintsadze‘s film Invasion which will be given it’s UK Premiere on Sunday 29th September at 8.00pm as part of the 3rd London BGS Georgian Film Festival at Riverside Studios. Merab will also be here for a Q & A after the screening.
Merab Ninidze (1965, Tbilisi) comes from a theatrical family who studied at the Academy of Performing Art and Film, Tbilisi (1982-1984). His first stage role was in 1979 in a production of Richard III and his first screen role was in Tengiz Abuladze‘s film Repentance. He moved to Vienna in 1994 after he played his first German speaking role in Florian Flicker’s film Halbe Welt. He played the lead role of Walter Redlich in Caroline Link‘s 2002 film Nowhere In Africa which won the OSCAR for Best Foreign Language Film 2003.