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What Do We See When We Look at the Sky Ras vkhedavt, rodesac cas vukurebt?

  Alexandre Koberidze

  Germany, Georgia     150 minutes

Synopsis

As World Cup fever hangs in the air, LIsa, a shy pharmacist, and Giorgi, an equally reticent soccer player, meet cute. But after Lisa is bewitched by the “evil eye,” she and Giorgi wake to find themselves physically transformed and unrecognizable to one another. No longer skilled at their professions, they both take low-paying jobs while pining for one another, until fate intervenes. Shot partially on saturated 16mm, this off-kilter romance—a standout at this year’s Berlin Film Festival—renders the Georgian town of Kuitasi with vibrancy, while deadpan voiceover narration adds another layer of irresistible strangeness to the proceedings. A thoroughly original and delightfully winsome absurdist fable.

 Georgian with subtitles 

Screenings & Events

In-Theater Screening

Wed, Oct 20 @ 7:45pm CDT

at AMC River East, Screen 7

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In-Theater Screening

Sun, Oct 24 @ 12:30pm CDT

at AMC River East, Screen 7

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Media

Film Credits

  •   Mariam Shatberashvili
  •   Alexandre Koberidze
  •   Alexandre Koberidze
  •   Faraz Fesharaki
  •   Ani Karseladze, Giorgi Bochorishvili, Oliko Barbakadze, Giorgi Ambroladze, Vakhtang Panchulidze, Sofio Tchanishvili, Irina Chelidze, David Koberidze, Sofio Sharashidze
  •   Giorgi Koberidze
  •   DFFB, New Matter Films, Sakdoc Film
  •   https://mubi.com/films/what-do-we-see-when-we-look-at-the-sky

Sponsors

International Competition Patron

Jacolyn and John Bucksbaum

Cultural Partner

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