Where Tangerines Grow

Dito Tsintsadze’s Shindisi — shown in the International Competition of the Warsaw Film Festival — is a film that has a chance to appeal not only to Warsaw audiences who have a clear weakness for Georgian cinema (I remind you of Zaza Urushadze’s Tangerines from 2013), but can also gain a significant clout to appeal to the public in the widely understood West.

You should be aware that the Georgian submission for the Academy Award strongly chooses its perspective of Georgian struggle to gain full independence from Russia and the recovery of lost territories (Georgia conflict with pro-Russian…

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Born 1993. Film critic, holds MA from University of Warsaw. He’s interested in neomodernist, socially engaged and female cinema. Writes a blog: zawieszony.pl/en

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Mateusz Tarwacki

Born 1993. Film critic, holds MA from University of Warsaw. He’s interested in neomodernist, socially engaged and female cinema. Writes a blog: zawieszony.pl/en