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Robinsonada or My English Grandfather

Robinzoniada, anu chemi ingliseli Papa

Directed by Nana Dzhordzhadze
Soviet Union, 1986


The story, in flashback, of the death of a British Telegraph engineer in Georgia, USSR in 1920. Caught up in a civil war, and a war between his girlfriend and the women the Company send as “Christmas presents”, he seeks asylum in a small patch of British territory (round one of his telegraph poles).

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Robinsonada or My English Grandfather Directed by Nana Dzhordzhadze

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Imagine a Guy Maddin film that maintained its hold on story while acing every detour and justifying each embellishment, making the known world of history as entrancing as its own, purely fabricated cosmos.
September 28, 2018
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