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Drama - Development 2021

"WEDDING ON MY STREET" is a story - the myth of returning home. Modern Odyssey, but unlike the hero Ancient Greek myth, Merab returns to the deserted city.

& Awards

Tallinn Black Nights IFF 2018
Co-production market
    • Year of production
    • 2021
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • Languages
    • Budget
    • 1 - 3 M$
    • Duration
    • 100 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Shota GAMISONIA
    • Writer(s)
    • Shota GAMISONIA
    • Producer(s)
    • Synopsis
    • Shota Gamisonia
      Wedding on My Street
      This story is about two neighbors from Ochamchire, Georgian Merab and Abkhazian Valo. Merab, a refugee from Abkhazia (60) years. He lives with his son in one of the European cities and works as a cook together with other emigres in an old restaurant. Merab prepares the best meat dishes in the whole city. Residents specially come to the restaurant to try his company "lyulya-kebab". Merab often dreams about the house, the hometown of Ochamchire, the street on which he grew up. Dreams of the best childhood friend and neighbor Valo Kazanba, with whom they stole lemonade at weddings and dreamed that in their street there will be the most fun wedding in the city. Once a month, Merab visits the son of Irakli in prison. Irakly sits for hooliganism and in a year he will be released. The meetings of Merab with Irakli often end in a dispute. Merab wants to return to Georgia, Irakli wants to try his luck in America. In the last visit, Irakli tells Merab that another Georgian was brought to prison, a professional pianist who sits for a robbery. On a typical working day, the most unexpected visitor comes to Merab to work. Waiter Bogdan, sends Merab a message that some visitor invites him to go out into the hall. The visitor is a childhood friend, Valo Kazanba. Valo found Merab to invite him to his son's wedding in Ochamchira. He reminds Merab about their childhood dream - to play the most fun wedding in their hometown. Valo tells Merab that he found all the neighbors in different parts of the world and everyone happily agreed to come to his son's wedding and Merab is simply obliged to be there. In fact, there will be a long-awaited wedding on their street. Valo tells Merab that he will meet him on the Enguri River by a tree with storks, since the pass for Merab had problems. After excruciating meditations, Merab makes an uneasy decision to go to the wedding. Merab arrives in Tbilisi. At the airport, border guards for a long time deal with the overdue Merab passport and the visa regime violation with the EU. He is fined. When he leaves the inspection zone, the taxi is met by the taxi driver with the stencil "Merab". The taxi driver takes Merab to the center of Tbilisi, in a Turkish cafe where the guest company meets them in the director's office. It turns out that there was an error and this is not the Merab who was waiting in the cafe. The taxi driver is fired from his job, but the taxi driver himself is glad to quit, because he likes to talk so much, and he was forbidden to talk much with passengers. A casual meeting with a Taxi driver leads to a number of not coincidental coincidences. It turns out that a distant relative Taxi driver, a professional pianist, went to work in Europe and stopped calling his parents. Merab recalls that his son Irakli told him about a young pianist from Georgia who was imprisoned for robbery and he sits with Irakli. Here the adventures of the Taxi driver and Merab begin. They go to th