Namme

by Zaza Khalvashi

Synopsis

 

Ali’s family has inherited a mission – taking care of a local healing water and curing sick fellow villagers with it. Three sons are skeptical and only the young daughter Namme stays as the guardian of family traditions.

In parallel, a hydro power station is being constructed locally and environmental changes are at stakes.

One day the spring water starts to disappear. Father remembers the old tradition: the water will not return unless sacrifice is made…

Specifications

Georgia / Lithuania – 2017 – 91 min

written & directed by

Zaza Khalvashi

produced by

Sulkhan Turmanidze – BAFIS (Georgia)

and Ieva Norviliene – TREMORA (Lithuania)

Filmmography

  • There where I live (1990)
  • Miserere (1996)
  • Solomon (2015)