Brighton 4th

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Genre

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Release Year

2022

Director

Levan Koguashvili

Producer

Levan Koguashvili, Irakli Rodonaya, Olena Yershova

Cast

Levan Tedaishvili, Giorgi Tabidze, Kakhi Kavsadze

Country

Georgia

Runtime

95 min

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In this portrait of parental sacrifice and the love of a father for his son, former wrestler Kakhi (played by real-life Olympic champion Levan Tediashvili) embarks on a journey from his home in the Republic of Georgia to visit his son Soso (Giorgi Tabidze) in the Russian-speaking neighborhood of Brighton Beach, Brooklyn. There he finds him living in a shabby boarding house populated by a colorful group of fellow Georgian immigrants. Soso is not studying medicine, as Kakhi believed, but is working for a moving company and has accrued a $14,000 gambling debt to a local Russian mob boss. Kakhi sets his mind to helping his hapless son out of his debt, leading to situations as often comic as they are dire. Lensed by Oscar®-nominated cinematographer Phedon Papamichael (THE TRIAL OF THE CHICAGO 7, NEBRASKA), Levan Koguashvili BRIGHTON 4th won three major awards at the Tribeca Film Festival – Best International Film, Best Actor, and Best Screenplay – and is Georgia’s official submission to the 94th Academy Awards®.

In Georgian, Russian, and English with English subtitles.

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