A Tunnel

(A Tunnel)

The Chinese project One Belt, One Road (a modern Silk Road) has reached even a remote Georgian village. What does it bring the locals in addition to the promised prosperity and a better standard of living?

When two Chinese workers emerge from beneath the wooded Georgian hills, it looks like the start of a lightweight comedy about a clash between two distant cultures. This scene is however just one small piece of a mosaic of episodes documenting the complexity of a project linking China with Europe. We see the fate of the villagers battling to maintain the old orders in the midst of life’s uncertainty, the uprising of the local labourers for fairer working conditions, and the local elders whose ground is dropping from under their feet. The minor daily conflicts in the small space of the village reveal the absurdity accompanying this intercontinental project.

Czech premiere

About the film

Director: Nino Orjonikidze, Vano Arsenishvili
Georgia, Germany
2019 | 92 min.

Language: Georgian, Chinese

Subtitles: English

Director

Vano Arsenishvili

Filmography
2019 - A Tunnel
2012 - English Teacher
2009 - Altzaney

Vano Arsenishvili

Nino Orjonikidze

Filmography
2019 - A Tunnel
2012 - English teacher
2009 - Altzanay 2009
2005 - The Bridge
2004 - Asylanten

Nino  Orjonikidze

Screenings

07. 03. 20:45 Lucerna - Large Hall
DiscussionJitka Černošová, sinologist, Sinopsis
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13. 03. 18:00 Atlas - Small Hall
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14. 03. 15:30 Municipal Library – Small Hall
DiscussionFilip Jirouš, Sinopsis
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