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

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  • Directed by Tinatin Gurchiani
  • Country Georgia/Germany
  • Language Georgian

Following the lead of Iranian director Mohsen Makhmalbaf’s 1995 film-audition documentary, Hello Cinema, Georgian director Tinatin Gurchiani uses the guise of a movie audition to tap into the hopes of her young countrymen and women. The camera follows the subjects into their lives in melancholic, poetic vignettes. The interview subjects’ self-deprecating humour provides warmth, but the prevailing stories of the Abkhazian war, family separations and personal disappointments leave the impression that Georgia’s leading industry is the battle against depression.

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