Scary Mother (film)
|Directed by||Ana Urushadze|
|Written by||Ana Urushadze|
Scary Mother (Georgian: საშიში დედა; Sashishi Deda) is a 2017 Georgian drama film directed by Ana Urushadze. At the 23rd Sarajevo Film Festival, the film won the top prize, the Heart of Sarajevo. It was selected as the Georgian entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 90th Academy Awards, but it was not nominated. Actress, Nato Murvanidze won the award for Best Performance by an Actress at the 2017 Asia Pacific Screen Awards for her performance in the film.
Manana, a middle-aged woman, hopes to find herself by secretly penning a darkly erotic thriller. She hides the writing from her husband Anri, but tensions heighten after she lets him read an excerpt.
- Nato Murvanidze as Manana
- Dimitri Tatishvili as Anri
- Ramaz Ioseliani as Nukri
- Avtandil Makharadze as Jarji
- List of submissions to the 90th Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film
- List of Georgian submissions for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film
- Mitchell, Robert (18 August 2017). "'Scary Mother' Wins at Sarajevo Film Festival; Bosnia-Herzegovina Selects Oscar Entry". Variety. Retrieved 18 August 2017.
- Holdsworth, Nick (30 August 2017). "Oscars: Georgia Selects 'Scary Mother' for Foreign-Language Category". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 30 August 2017.
- "Scary Mother – Georgia's bid for Oscars 2017". Agenda.ge. 30 August 2017. Retrieved 30 August 2017.
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