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SWEDEN, Georgia, France | 105 minutes | 2019

Since he was a kid, Merab has been dance partners with Mary. His world is turned upside-down when the charismatic Irakli shows up and quickly becomes a rival as well as the object of an unexpected attraction. Torn between his professional ambitions and the need to find his way, Merab is forced to make choices that will change his life forever. For his lively, intimate third feature, the Georgian-born Swedish filmmaker takes an uncompromising look at the quest for identity. A disconcerting romance set against a wave of conservatism in Georgia that preaches tolerance to difference.

In collaboration with Fugues.

"... the filmmaking skills are frequently exceptional and Gelbakhiani is riveting." Variety
"... marvelously fluid camerawork elides with the emotional states of protagonists and audience." Variety
"And Then We Danced is a brave, urgent and revolutionary statement." AwardsWatch

Peace Award - Festival du nouveau cinéma

Directors’ Fortnight - Cannes 

Best actor - Sarajevo Film Festival

Programs

Thursday October 10, 2019

Program #1
18:45
Cinéma du Parc 1

Sunday October 13, 2019

Program #75
15:00
Cinéma du Parc 1

Saturday October 19, 2019

Program #252
21:05
Cineplex Odeon Quartier SALLE 17

Levan Akin

No biography

distribution and credits

  • Screenplay Levan Akin
  • Producer Mathilde Dedye, Ketie Danelia
  • Cast Ana Javakhishvili, Anano Makharadze, Bachi Valishvili

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