Scene from the film Gogita’s New Life
Scene from the film Gogita’s New Life
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Gogita’s New Life

  • Georgia
  • Croatia
  • Russia
  • Ukraine
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After 14 years in prison, the time has come for Gogita to return to his normal life. He’s longing for a home of his own and to marry a nice woman. But who would be interested in a poor farmer and ex-con who still lives with his mother? Then he meets Maka on the internet. She’s not that young anymore, and she’s not the prettiest girl in the world, but she can bake delicious cakes. They’re soon making grand plans without even having met. What unfolds is a tragicomic tale of a simple man and woman looking for love in a world that’s placing high demands on them, a tender and humorous glimpse into the life of a Georgian man.


  • Original title
    Gogita’s New Life
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Levan Koguashvili
  • Cast
    Gela Chitishvili, Gogita Chitishvili, Nunu Chitishvili
  • DOP
    Gigi Samsonadze
  • Editing
    Elene Asatiani, Levan Koguashvili
  • Duration
    71 min (46-90 min.)
  • Year
  • Country
    • Georgia
    • Croatia
    • Russia
    • Ukraine
  • Colour
    • Colour
  • Production
  • Festivals
    • IDFA 2016
    • ZagrebDox 2017
    • Sofia IFF 2017
    • Vilnius IFF 2017
    • DocuDays Kyiv 2017
    • Crossing Europe FF Linz 2017
    • Beldocs IDF Belgrade 2017
    • Krakow IFF 2017
    • CinéDoc Tbilisi 2017
    • New Caledonia IFF 2017
    • Listapad FF Minsk, 2017
    • SEEfest Los Angeles 2018
    • Innsbruck IFF 2018
  • Awards
    • DocuDays Kyiv 2017 (Special Mention) is powered by Doc Alliance, a creative partnership of 7 key European documentary film festivals. Our aim is to advance the documentary genre, support its diversity and promote quality creative documentary films.

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