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“Touchingly absurd and absurdly touching… A slow-burn family drama infused with welcome doses of deadpan dark humor.” ~ Frank Scheck, The Hollywood Reporter
“If you want a potential foreign language contender, Brighton 4th could be it.” ~ Joey Magidson, Awards Radar
“A near-perfect, semi-comic portrait of the low-rent Georgian enclave in Brighton Beach." ~ Michael Atkinson, The Village Voice
“A touching and surprising exploration of masculinity that features a stunning central performance from former Olympic wrestling champion Levan Tediashvili.” ~ Kaleem Aftab, Cineuropa
"Koguashvili deftly blends tones in his vividly realised snapshots of Georgian manhood." ~ Wendy Ide, Screen Daily
"A compelling portrait of the Eastern European community that exists in Brighton, [featuring] a great performance by Tediashvili, in his first film role." ~ Christian Gallichio, The Playlist
Georgian filmmaker Levan Koguashvili’s Tribeca prize-winner, “Brighton 4th,” is a tragicomedy that sneaks up on you stealthily before flooring you with an emotional sucker punch in the final reel. At first, the film seems to be merely about sad sacks who compulsively gamble, losing the money they’ve ...