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Courtesy of Big World Pictures

Law Building
1001 Bissonnet
Map & Directions

Directed by Nana Ekvtimishvili and Simon Groβ

2013, in Georgian with English subtitles


102 minutes



In Bloom

Grzeli nateli dgeebi

A brilliant example of the flourishing Georgian cinema, the stylish coming-of-age story In Bloom is set in 1992 Tblisi, the first year after independence was established in Georgia, Kazakhstan, and elsewhere in post-Soviet Russia. In this world of long food lines, poverty, lack of electricity, and unemployment, 14-year-old girlfriends Natia and Eka must grow up quickly as they encounter patriarchal traditions, arranged marriages, and domestic/public violence. —Big World Pictures