Otar Iosseliani

Otar IOSSELIANI

Filmmaker

Otar Iosseliani was born in 1934 in Tbilisi. He is a Georgian film director working in France . Almost unnoticed, bucolically roaming the canting bustle that is the film industry, where smiles range from vile to servile and vainglory is king, the cinema of Otar Iosseliani has stared amusedly at this pathetic travesty for over fifty years. Within this pitiful scenario, where imagination is degraded and arrogance ennobled, Iosseliani has cultivated an indolent and melancholic cinema that lingers on small details to reveal the wonder and absurdity of life.
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