- Estonia / Georgia
- 1h 27min
- Directed by: Zaza Urushadze
- Cast: Giorgi Nakashidze, Elmo Nüganen, Raivo Trass
- Language: Russian/Estonian
- UK release: 18 September 2015
Estonian man Ivo harvests his crop of tangerines, despite a bloody conflict nearby. When a wounded man shows up, Ivo is forced to take him in. This is a film that mines the profoundest truths from the simplest of stories and underlines the sheer absurdity of the situation. It is a thoughtful morality tale, handled with delicacy and precision, and has been beautifully photographed by Kotov.
This film is not currently showing in cinemas.
Reviews & features
Tangerines14 Sep 2015
Timely and poignant Georgian Civil War drama from Zaza Urushadze
It has been a long, patient wait for the UK release of Georgian director Zaza Urushadze’s Oscar-nominated Tangerines but it has been worth it. Set in 1992 during the war between Georgia and Abkhaz separatists, it unfolds in a small village in which…
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