By continuing to use this website, you agree to the use of cookies in order to offer you content and services that are tailored to your interests.

En savoir plus et gérer ces paramètres[OK]
Beginning - © ARSENI KHACHATURAN

Beginning

A Feature film by Dea Kulumbegashvili

Release in France : 01/12/2021

    Synopsis

    Yana, a young Jehovah’s Witness missionary, is in shock after angry locals burn down her place of worship during a service. Her husband David manages to obtain CCTV footage of the attack. But in the remote Georgian village where they are living with their young son, his search for justice triggers a chain of events that will find the family totally isolated and entirely at the mercy of the hostile local police…

    Watch Beginning in VOD

    PlatformsModelPriceQuality

    Show more

    Show less

    Sorry, your search returned no results.

    PlatformsModelPriceQuality

    Show more

    Show less

    Sorry, your search returned no results.

    PlatformsModelPriceQuality

    Show more

    Show less

    Sorry, your search returned no results.

    PlatformsModelPriceQuality

    Show more

    Show less

    Sorry, your search returned no results.

    Videos

    04/01/2022

    Beginning

    Trailer (English Subs)

    Actors (4)

    Production and distribution (4)

    Co-productions :

    First Picture, Zadig Films

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Wild Bunch International

    Foreign production company :

    O.F.A

    French distribution :

    Why Not Productions

    Box Office: Total results

    Box office: Timeline

    International releases (12)

    CountryDistributorBuyerRelease dateTitre local

    Show more

    Show less

    Sorry, your search returned no results.

    Photos

    Full credits (8)

    Foreign Producer :

    Rati Oneli

    Screenwriters :

    Dea Kulumbegashvili, Rati Oneli

    Director of Photography :

    Arseni Khachaturan

    Editor :

    Matthieu Taponier

    Sound recordists :

    Séverin Favriau, Stéphane Thiébaut

    Co-producers :

    Ilan Amouyal, David Zerat, Paul Rozenberg

    Press Attaché (film) :

    Marie Queysanne

    Music Composer :

    Nicolas Jaar

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Drama

    Production language :

    Georgian

    Coproducer countries :

    France (100.0%), Georgia

    Original French-language productions :

    No

    Nationality :

    100% French (France, Georgia)

    Production year :

    2020

    French release :

    01/12/2021

    Runtime :

    2 h 5 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Approval :

    No

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    1.33

    Audio format :

    5.1

    Posters (3)

    Director

    News (4)

    Selections (21)

    European Film Awards (EFA) - 2021

    European Film Awards (EFA) (Germany, 2021)

    Selection

    European Discovery - Prix FIPRESCI

    CPH PIX - 2021

    CPH PIX (Denmark, 2021)

    Selection


    Thessaloniki - International Film Festival - 2020

    Thessaloniki - International Film Festival (Greece, 2020)

    Selection

    "Meet The Neighbors" Competition

    Cannes International Film Festival - 2020

    Cannes International Film Festival (France, 2020)

    Selection

    Label Cannes 2020

    BIFF - 2020

    BIFF (South Korea, 2020)

    Selection

    World Cinema

    Awards (2)

    Mannheim-Heidelberg International Film Festival - 2020

    Mannheim-Heidelberg International Film Festival (Germany, 2020)

    Awards

    Special Mention from the Jury

    San Sebastian International Film Festival (SSIFF) - 2020

    San Sebastian International Film Festival (SSIFF) (Spain, 2020)

    Awards (4)

    : Dea Kulumbegashvili, Rati Oneli

    Silver Shell for Best Actress : Ia Sukhitashvili

    Silver Shell for Best Director : Dea Kulumbegashvili

    Golden Shell for Best Film

    Delegations

    Presskit

    Website