Rezo's hand-drawn sketches are brought to life through computer animation...and Rezo's narration is wise and soothing.



The rich inner world of the renowned Georgian screenwriter, artist and puppeteer Rezo Gabriadze is as fantastic as the animation into which he has poured this story of his life. Rezo’s director son, Leo Gabriadze, who previously made the hit horror film Unfriended (2014), leaves it to his father to talk about a life suffused with magical thinking. The movie is an autobiographical animated documentary questioning ideas of deep humanity, kindness and survival during the uneasy times after the Second World War.

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is filmmaker Zhanna Bekmambetova's cinematic debut, an exquisitely rendered portrait of the life cycle brought lovingly to life via a largely silent, Pixar-like journey of the
tightrope that is, in many ways, the way we live our lives as we toss n'turn, wobble and stride our way through fears and losses, joys and triumphs at times precariously and at times with
remarkable boldness.

Special Jury Mention – Go East Festival 
Georgian Critics Award – Cinedoc Festival
Best European Independent Documentary Film Award at ÉCU 2018
Best Screenplay and Best Feature Open Russian Festival of Animated Film
Best Animated Movie Asia Pacific Screen Awards

"Charmingly personal...Teems with eccentric details."
- NY Times

"A cinematic exploration reminiscent of American Splendor."
- Hollywood SOAPBOX

"An autobiography of the imagination."
- SF Chronicle
Not Rated
Documentary, Animated, Bio-pic
Levan Gabriadze
Ben Kenigsberg, New York Times

The illustrated memoir “Rezo,” directed by Leo Gabriadze, combines documentary and animation to tell the story of Gabriadze’s father, Rezo, a polymathic artist whose career has included work as screenwriter and as the founder of a marionette theater in Tbilisi, Georgia.
The imagery, drawn by Rezo ...

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