Prêt à Vivre – Ready to Live – Giorgi Levashov-Tumanishvili Georgia 2013 60m U
Thursday 26th September at 6.45pm Riverside Studios Box office 020 8237 1111 Book online
With Kakhi Kavsadze, Sian Philips, Roger Lloyd-Pack, Ann Firbank, Bill McAlister and David Rose (World premiere)
In this docudrama everyone is old, but their spirit and shared love of the arts are celebrated. They dream of performing, but the town council knocks their building down to make way for a modern development. They find themselves in the hills around Tbilisi. “After all,” says the scientist, “all the world’s a stage…”
The screening will be followed by a Q & A with the director, actors and Marina Tsitsishvili and there will be a festival reception at Riverside Studios from 8.30pm onwards
Giorgi Levashov-Tumanishivili (1943, Tbilisi) is the creator of many well-known films. Script-writer and director of the first Anglo-Georgian co productions, Wanted: Marjory and Oliver, a drama-documentary, (Channel 4, UK, Georgian State TV) and Lucky Village (Channel 4, UK, Moon Globe Productions, Georgia). Founder and director of the film studio Moon Globe Productions (1988).