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Magdana's Donkey

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Screenplay by  Carlo Gogodze
Music by  Archil Kereselidze
Edited by  Vasil Dolenko
Music director  Archil Kereselidze
7.8/10 IMDb

Starring  Dudukhana Tserodze
Cinematography  Alexander Digmelov
Screenplay  Carlo Gogodze
Story by  Ekaterine Gabashvili
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Directed by  Rezo Chkheidze, Tengiz Abuladze
Initial release  25 March 1956 (Soviet Union)
Directors  Tengiz Abuladze, Rezo Chkheidze, Z. Harshiladze
Cast  Dodo Abashidze, Dudukhana Tserodze, Karlo Sakandelidze, Akaki Vasadze, Aleqsandre Takaishvili
Similar  The Plea, The Wishing Tree, Repentance, The Saplings, Father of a Soldier

Magdana's Donkey (Georgian: მაგდანას ლურჯა, Russian: Лурджа Магданы, Lurja magdani) is a 1956 Georgian black-and-white Social-themed drama film co-directed by Revaz Chkheidze and Tengiz Abuladze based on a short story of the same name by Ekaterine Gabashvili.

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Plot

In a small Georgian village at the beginning of the 20th century, a widow and her three children live in poverty, making ends meet by selling yoghurt. The children find a sick donkey and bring it back to health and then the family's luck begins to change for the better.

Production

This film was the debut feature of Tengiz Abuladze and Revaz Chkeidze. Magdana's Donkey was acclaimed as the start of a “new wave” in Soviet cinema.

The leading role (Magdana) was played by Georgian actress Dudukhana Tserodze. The film won the Best Fiction Short award at the 1956 Cannes Film Festival.

Cast

  • Dudukhana Tserodze as Magdana
  • L. Moistsrapishvili as Sopo
  • Mikho Borashvili as Mikho
  • Nani Chikvinidze as Kato
  • Akaki Kvantaliani as Mitua
  • Karlo Sakandelidze as Vano
  • Akaki Vasadze as Village Foreman
  • Aleksandre Omiadze as Gigo
  • Aleksandre Takaishvili as Judge
  • Prizes and Awards

  • Prix du film de fiction - court métrage - 1956 Cannes Film Festival
  • Special prize in Edinburgh International Film Festival (1956)
  • References

    Magdana's Donkey Wikipedia


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