- Babluani, Gela
- (1979, Tbilissi, Georgia-)The son of Georgian director Temur Babluani (b. 1948), he grew up in war-torn Georgia. He was seventeen years old when his father sent him to France, where he completed his studies. His first feature-length film won the World Cinema Jury Prize for a dramatic motion picture at the Sundance Film Festival and the Luigi de Laurentiis Award for a First Feature-Lion of the Future Mostra of Venice 2005.Filmography2002 ◘ A Fleur de Peau (short; also screenwriter, dialogist, composer)2006 ◘ 13—Tzameti (also screenwriter, dialogist; shot in 2005)◘ L'Héritage / US festival: The Legacy (co-director with Temur Babluani; also co-screenwriter, co-dialogist, producer, casting director; France / Georgia)2010 ◘ 13 (also screenwriter, dialogist; USA)
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