Giorgi Shengelaia

Giorgi Shengelaia
Born (1937-05-11) 11 May 1937
Moscow, Russian SFSR
Occupation Film director
Years active 1961 - 2005

Giorgi Shengelaia (Georgian: გიორგი შენგელაია; Russian: Гео́ргий Никола́евич Шенгела́я; born 11 May 1937) is a Georgian and Soviet film director. He has directed 14 films since 1961. His 1985 film The Journey of a Young Composer was entered into the 36th Berlin International Film Festival where he won the Silver Bear for Best Director.[1]


Year Film Director Writer Actor Note
1956 In Our Courtyard Yes
1961 AOtaraant Widow Yes
1961 Ambavi erti kalishvilisa Yes
1961 Niko Pirosmanishvili Yes Yes Documentary
1962 Alaverdoba Yes Yes Short film
1965 Djildo Yes Short film
1965 Rats ginakhavs, vegar nakhav Yes
1966 Matsi Khvitia Yes Yes
1969 Pirosmani Yes
1973 Melodies of Vera Quarter Yes
1976 Kvishani darchebian Yes Yes Yes
1980 Sikvaruli kvelas unda Yes
1984 The Journey of a Young Composer Yes Yes
1987 Khareba and Gogia Yes Yes
1996 Kahdzhi Murat Yes Yes
1996 Orpeosis sikvdili Yes Yes
2000 Georgian grapes Yes Yes
2005 Midioda matarebeli Yes Yes


  1. "Berlinale: 1986 Prize Winners". Retrieved 2011-01-16.

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