Permanent Travel – Georgia’s Restless Cinema Retrospective

Qeto and Kote

Keto da Kote
Vakhtang Tabliashvili, Shalva Gedevanishvili
1948 • Georgia (USSR) • 91’

Qeto, daughter of a rich merchant from Tbilisi, and Kote, nephew of a ruined prince, face an abrupt end to their idyll when their families decide on a marriage of convenience between Qeto and the prince. Matchmaker Khanuma, however, decides to step in… A digression through 1860 in the aftermath of World War II, the film is a resourceful and optimist musical, an example of the escapism of Georgian productions in the Post-War Era.

Permanent Travel – Georgia’s Restless Cinema Retrospective