Scary Mother (film)

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Scary Mother
Scary Mother (film).jpg
Film poster
Directed byAna Urushadze
Written byAna Urushadze
StarringNato Murvanidze
Release date
  • 3 August 2017 (2017-08-03) (Locarno)
Running time
107 minutes

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.[1] It was selected as the Georgian entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 90th Academy Awards, but it was not nominated.[2][3] 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.[4]


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.


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  1. ^ Mitchell, Robert (18 August 2017). "'Scary Mother' Wins at Sarajevo Film Festival; Bosnia-Herzegovina Selects Oscar Entry". Variety. Retrieved 18 August 2017.
  2. ^ Holdsworth, Nick (30 August 2017). "Oscars: Georgia Selects 'Scary Mother' for Foreign-Language Category". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 30 August 2017.
  3. ^ "Scary Mother – Georgia's bid for Oscars 2017". 30 August 2017. Retrieved 30 August 2017.
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