The Machine Which Makes Everything Disappear
The Machine Which Makes Everything Disappear

The Machine Which Makes Everything Disappear

Director Tinatin Gurchiani

Production year 2012

Length 97min.

Country Georgia/Germany


Georgia 2011. A film director announces a casting for 15-23 year old youth. This search brings her to different locations: villages and cities. Here are many people who answer the call: some are interested in becoming part of a film, others are ready to share their sentimental stories... Those who prove to be interesting enough are followed through various dramatic situations. A film about how beautiful life can be and how difficult when you dream of being a hero. The protagonists of this film live and dream this heroism, whether they run from reality or face it head-on. They are old and they are very young, just beginning their lives. But they are all united in the poetry of searching.


Award for Best Georgian Film | Tbilisi IFF, Georgia, 2012

Directing Award in the World Cinema Documentary Competition | Sundance IFF, USA, 2013

Award Best Documentary | Sofia IFF, Bulgaria, 2013

Best Documentary in the Int. Feature or Medium-Length Film Competition, | It's All True IDF, Brazil, 2013

Filmmakers Award | Hot Docs IDF, Toronto, Canada, 2013


Tinatin Gurchiani
Tinatin Gurchiani



Tamar Gurchiani


Tinatin Gurchiani

Director of Photography

Andreas Bergmann

Music by

Mahan Mobashery, Marian Mentrup


Michał Krajczok


Nari Kim

Production company(ies)

Alethea 9, Barnoff street 0179 Tbilisi, Georgia

Tinatin Gurchiani

Born in Tbilisi, Georgia. Studied painting, dance and psychology. After diploma with Honors at the I. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University and a postgraduate study at the Faculty of Psychology at Albert-Ludwigs University Freiburg, Germany and University of Graz, Austria, study of Film and TV Director at the Film and Television University Konrad Wolf (HFF), Potsdam-Babelsberg,Germany. Diploma with Honors in 2010. Winner of DAAD Award 2007 for Artistic and Social Engagement in Film.


Sunday in Berlin (2003, short), Moment (2004, short), Killer (2005, short), Frauenbilder (2006, short), Time of Souls (2007, short.), Sxvagan – Away (2011), The Machine Which Makes Everything Disappear (2012).

FILMS 2013