In Georgia, watch the film “melodies of the Vera quarter” Georgy Shengelaya
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people’s artist of the Georgian film Director Giorgi Shengelaia died at the age of 82 years. This was reported by the correspondent of TASS in the “National film centre of Georgia”. “Yes, I can confirm that he [the years] died. About other details of the incident can not say. He died in Georgia”, – said the interlocutor of the Agency of the cinema.
Shengelaya George was born in Tbilisi on may 11, 1937. Father George Nikoloz Shengelaia was a film Director, a mother, a famous Georgian actress NATO Vachnadze, brother Eldar Shengelaia – known film Director.
In 1961, years he graduated from the directing Department of VGIK, then began to work at the Studio “Georgia-film”. At the end of the 1950s she starred in two films as an actor, in 1962 he directed his first film – his graduate thesis was the parable of “Alaverdoba”.
In 1969, directed the biographical film “Pirosmani” about the life of Georgian artist Niko Pirosmani. Giorgi Shengelaia also belong to the film “He didn’t want to kill” (1966), the musical “melodies of Vera quarter” (1973) and the adventure film “Khareba and Gogi” (1987). The last film was filmed in 2005. Shengelaya George was a people’s artist of Georgia, laureate of the Rustaveli prize.