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Svaneti, northwestern Georgia, 1992. Young Dina lives in a remote mountain village where life is strictly governed by centuries of tradition. The director presents an authentic portayal of her birthplace and a number traditions associated with this province. She asks what price must a person pay for defying the firmly established order.

Mariam Khatchvani

Mariam Khatchvani (b. 1986) studied film direction. Her short feature “Dinola” (2013) won a series of awards at numerous international festivals. The work was also one of the five short films nominated by the European Film Academy for its short film award. “Dede” is her feature film debut.