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April Chill, The

Aprilis Suskhi · dir. Tornike Bziava
Georgia 2010, 15’
Polish premiere

On April 9th 1989, the Soviet troops violently quelled a peaceful demonstration in Tblisi (Georgia). 22 innocent lives fell victim to this atrocious act. April Chill tells the story of the awakening of human instinct in a Soviet military service man, thanks to a young Georgian dancer.

Director:Tornike Bziava
Screenplay:Tornike Bziava
Music:Tamara Jordania
Cinematography:Goga Devdariani
Editing:Alexander Kuranov, Tornike Bziava
Cast:Malkhaz Jorbenadze, Mirian Garuchava
Awards:Specjalne Wyróżnienie Jury / Jury Special mention (International Compétition Clermont-Ferrand ISFF)

Tornike Bziava is a Georgian director and actor born in 1980. Noticed by Georgian film directors for his acting skills, he is offered some leading roles in national long features. In 2009 he gets a small part in the American film Georgia starring Val Kilmer and Andy Garcia.