Cinema of Georgia

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Cinema of Georgia
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Apollo Cinema in Batumi
No. of screens 23 (2017) [1]
  Per capita0.7 per 100,000 (2017) [1]
Main distributorsFox (London) 25.0%
Buesta Vista Song Pictures 19.0%
Warner Bros 13.0% [2]
Produced feature films (2011) [3]
Fictional12 (85.7%)
Documentary2 (14.3%)
Number of admissions (2010) [4]
National films66,200 (46.0%)
Gross box office (2010) [4]
Total GEL 1.25 million
National filmsGEL 626,000 (50.1%)
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Former Rustaveli Cinema, Tbilisi
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Rustaveli cinema in Rustavi

The cinema of Georgia has been noted for its cinematography in Europe. Italian film director Federico Fellini was an admirer of the Georgian film: "Georgian film is a completely unique phenomenon, vivid, philosophically inspiring, very wise, childlike. There is everything that can make me cry and I ought to say that it (my crying) is not an easy thing." [5]


Notable films

Notable filmmakers

Georgian cinematography's reputation has been built by known cinema directors such as:

From 2012, the main focus of Georgian cinema is supporting script writing and European co-productions. [6]

See also


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