Wed 15 Jan

Melodies of the Vera Quarter

Cert. tbc

Special Screenings

MELODIA!

98 mins

in Georgian with EN subs

GEO | 1973 | dir. Giorgi Shengelaia, with Sofiko Chiaureli, Vakhtang Kikabidze, Ia Ninidze

Melodies extols quintessentially Soviet virtues, such as socialism and hard work, through a tale that evidently has its origins in folklore. The film’s Soviet context is intoned with distinctly Georgian music and dance, featuring a stunning performance from Sofiko Chiaureli, ‘Melodies of the Vera Quarter’ is a celebration of Georgian culture’s vibrancy.

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Wed 15 Jan
Ciné Lumière