WriterErlom Akhvlediani, Otar Chkeidze Release date1985 (1985) ScreenplayGiorgi Shengelaia, Erlom Akhvlediani CastZurab Kipshidze (Elizbar Tsereteli), Levan Abashidze (Nikusha Chachanidze), Ruslan Miqaberidze (Shalva Tsereteli), Chabua Amirejibi (Davit Itrieli), Gia Peradze (Leko Tatasheli) Similar moviesGiorgi Shengelaia directed The Journey of a Young Composer and Melodies of the Vera Quarter
The Journey of a Young Composer (Georgian: ახალგაზრდა კომპოზიტორის მოგზაურობა, translit. Akhalgazrda kompozitoris mogzauroba, Russian: Путешествие молодого композитора) is a 1985 Georgian comedy drama film directed by Georgiy Shengelaya. It was entered into the 36th Berlin International Film Festival where Shengelaya won the Silver Bear for Best Director.
The film is set in 1907. The film's protagonist, composer Nikusha (Levan Abashidze), travels to Georgian villages to collect folk songs. His companion is accidentally becomes Tatasheli Leko (Gia Peradze), who mistakes Nikusha for a revolutionary conspirator, and his map illustrating the villages for an insurrection plan.