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JSC "Qartuli Pilmi"  

Duration: 10 Parts, 2690 M, 97 Min

Production Year: 1958 , Premiere: 03.11.1959


Director: Davit Rondeli
Screenplay: Davit Rondeli
Director of Photography: Lev Sukhov
Production Design: Revaz Mirzashvili
Music: Andria Balanchivadze
Sound: A. Shtegelmani

Gocha and Khvicha who live in the same village get kidnapped. At the market of captives Gocha is bought by a Venetian merchant, Khvicha goes with the Egyptian mameluk. Khvicha is renamed as Mahmud and brought up as a warrior. After many years Mahmud together with the Georgian woman Tsira locked up in harem decides to run away to Georgia, but Tsira gets killed. The time passes. Mahmud, already famous for his bravery lethally wounds a Venetian warrior who starts groaning in Georgian. Mahmud recalls his childhood spent in Georgia and suddenly recognizes Gocha. Mahmud gets killed for mourning Gocha’s death.