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Berlin Film Review: ‘Hostages’


“Georgia’s thriving film scene gets a glossily accessible addition in Rezo Gigineishvili’s thrillerish take on a real-life hijacking story. If one of the most interesting developments in world cinema recently has been the emergence of a coherent and impressive national new wave in the former Soviet republic of Georgia, Rezo …

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Hollywood Reporter Reviews Georgian Movie Hostages’ (Mdzevlebi)

An infamous skyjacking incident inspired Georgian director Rezo Gigineishvili’s retro thriller, a Berlinale world premiere. Closely based on a real-life hijacking in 1983 in the old Soviet republic of Georgia, Hostages is a good-looking thriller with a tragic Cold War backstory. Georgia-born director Rezo Gigineishvili spent years intensively researching his …

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