Saturday, August 13, 2016


Following the collapse of the Soviet Union, the civil unrest reaches the front steps of an elderly Georgian tangerine farmer (Lembit Ulfsak) who finds himself caring for two soldiers on opposite sides of the conflict. Zara Urushadze's film is obvious and oversimplifies the issue but, even when film starts to resemble an I Love Lucy episode, there is still something appealing in the nobility of the approach and the stoic performance of Ulfsak.
*** out of ****