Suramis tsikhe

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Suramis tsikhe

Mute / Drama  


Duration: 6 Parts, 1800 M, 65 Min

Production Year: 1922 , Premiere: 16.11.1923


Director: Ivane Perestiani
Screenplay: Ivane Perestiani
Director of Photography: Boris Zavelev
Production Design: Evgeni Lansere , Valerian Sidamon–eristavi , K. Tiri , V. Akishni
Cast: Tamar Sakvarelidze (Vardua) , Tatiana Maqsimova (Gaiane) , L. Galustian (Zurabi) , Nino Dolidze (Nino) , Olga Maisuryan (Mother of Nino and Osman Aqa) , N. Odankevich (Prince Mukhraneli) , Vanda Polikevich (Princess Mukhraneli) , Emmanuil Afkhaidze (Messenger) , Valerian Gunia (Minister) , Giorgi Davitashvili (Count Tsereteli) , Alisa Qiqodze , Erasti Bilanishvili

Durmishkhan who’s in love with maid Vardua craves to marry her but first he has to free himself from serfdom. To earn some money he agrees to work for rich Osman Agha. He succeeds and becomes rich pretty soon but forgets about Vardua and his promise. Her revenge is merciless: turning herself into a prominent clairvoyant she suggests the local prince that the only way to build the continuously dilapidating wall of the Surami fortress it is needed to sacrifice Durmishkhan’s only son Zurab.