In the ancient Armenian village Sami-Sari, located in the heart of Georgia, lives a man. The likes of him are called eccentrics. For many years, sparing no time, effort and resources, he has built a church high up in the mountains. This was the wish of his mother and the calling of his soul.
CAST & CREW
Director of Photography
Andrey Eremenko, Igor Baklenev, Agasy Melkonyan
Sergei Laskovets, Valentin Stukanog
Born 1974, Sami-Sari village, Akhalkalak region, Georgia. Lives in Novorossiysk, Russia. For 15 years worked in Kuban as a journalist for press and TV. She was awarded 26 diplomas, and was the winner of creative contests in urban, regional and federal levels. In 2005, she was nominated for the Hall of Fame Award for best journalism. She is the winner of Golden Pen of Kuban, the Rajewski public prize, and has received the title of The Honorable Journalist of Kuban.
Obituary (2003), The Hermit (2005), In Search of the Rose (2005), Without the Past the City Loses the Soul (2009), Sami-Sari (2010)
Over 10 years Otary Poladov has been writing screenplays and commentaries in print and electronic media in Moscow. He was awarded diplomas from the mayor of Moscow. He started his career writing scripts for the club KVN. Co-author of the book The Leaders of Novorossiysk, a study of the archival data of the 80s and 90s. At present he is a special representative of the news department of Interfax-South.
Obituary (2003), The Hermit (2005), A Cherished Love (2005), Chtoyenk (2007), Without the Past the City Loses the Soul (2009), Sami-Sari (2010)