Street Days
Street Days

Street Days

Director Levan Koghuashvili

Production year 2010

Length 86min.

Country Georgia

SYNOPSIS

Three policemen arrest Checkie, 45, and tell him to introduce his friend’s son to drugs so that they can blackmail his father. If he refuses to cooperate, he will end up in prison for life. Unemployed and addicted to heroin, Checkie is in no position to refuse, but faced with such a stark choice, he desperately tries to find a way out.

Awards

Grand Prize - Golden Lily | goEast IFF, Wissbaden, Germany, 2010

CAST & CREW

Levan Koghuashvili
Levan Koghuashvili

Director

Producer(s)

Archil Gelovani, Gia Bazgadze, Levan Korinteli

Script

Levan Koguashvili, Boris Frumin, Nikoloz Marr with the participation of Andro Sakhvarelidze

Director of Photography

Archil Akhvlediani

Production designer

Kote Japaridze

Music by

Rezo Kiknadze

Sound

Paata Godziashvili

Edit

Nodar Nozadze

Cast

Guga Kotetishvili, Irakli Ramishvili, George Kipshidze, Zura Begalishvili, Zaza Salia, Ruso Kobiashvili, Leo Antadze, Lia Gudadze

Production company(ies)

Independent Film Project, Moving Pictures

Levan Koghuashvili

Born 1973. After finishing school, he began studies at the State Institute of Film and Theatre in Tbilisi, but one year later a civil war broke out in Georgia, and he started to work for an independent television broadcaster as a journalist and later as a director. After working in television for two years, he attended the All-Russian State Institute of Cinematography (VGIK) in Moscow, where his teacher was the famous film director Marlen Khutsiev. Following graduation, he worked in Tbilisi as a director for advertising, television and documentaries. In 2002, he entered postgraduate studies at the New York Film School. During his studies there he made several short films and documentaries. In 2008 he returned to Georgia to start filming his first feature film, Street Days.


Filmography

King Lear (1998), 2 (1999), Betlemi (2000), Rehabilitation (2002), Father and Child (2003), Home (2004), Debt (2005), A Small Theatre in Washington (2005), Women from Georgia (2008), Street Days (2010)

FILMS 2010