MY HAPPY FAMILY

MY HAPPY FAMILY

Germany, Georgia, France, 2017, 119 min.
Production: augenschein Filmproduktion
Language: Georgian
Format: DCP

Script: Nana Ekvtimishvili
Directors: Nana Ekvtimishvili, Simon Gross
DoP: Tudor Vladimir Panduru
Editor: Stefan Stabenow
Producers: Jonas Katzenstein, Maximilian Leo, Simon Gross
Cast: Ia Shugliashvili, Merab Ninidze, Berta Khapava, Tsisia Qumsashvili, Giorgi Khurtsilava

Literature teacher Manana has been married for 25 years and lives in a three-bedroom flat in Tbilisi with her husband, parents, two adult children and her son-in-law. On the eve of her 52nd birthday, she announces that she will leave.

Nana Ekvtimishvili
Born in Tblisi in 1978. Studied drama and screenwriting at the film-school in Potsdam-Babelsberg. She founded Polare Film with Simon Gross. Their film “In Bloom” won 30 awards at international festivals.

Simon Gross
Born in Berlin in 1976. Studied directing at the film school Munich. He founded Polare Film with Nana Ekvtimishvili. Their film “In Bloom” was Georgia’s submission for Best Foreign Language Film for the 2014 Academy Awards.

2017 My Happy Family
2014 In Bloom
2011 Waiting for Mum (short)
2006 Fata Morgana