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Scary Mother (2017)

Original title in Georgian: Sashishi Deda

Feature film Duration 107:00

A 50-year- old housewife, Manana, struggles with her dilemma – she has to choose between her family life and her passion, writing, which she had repressed for years – she decides to follow her passion and plunges herself into writing, sacrificing to it mentally and physically.

Director: Ana Urušadze

Keywords: writer | writing | housewife | View all »

Photos and Galleries (3)

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Videos (1)

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) Artizm (Georgia)
Film Category Feature film, Full lenght feature
Text / Dialogue Georgian
Duration 107:00


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Producer Lasha Khvalashvili
Co-producer Ivo Felt
Director Ana Urušadze
Cinematographer Konstantin Esadze
Art Director Thea Telia
Composer Nika Pasuri

First releases

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  • in cinema: 30.04.2018, Estonian Film Museum, Tallinn, Estonia

Festivals, awards, nominations

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  • Award, Locarno Film Festival (Switzerland), 2017, Grand Prix - Best First Feature, Golden Leopard – Filmmakers of the Present, Youth Jury Award
  • Award, Sarajevo Film Festival (Bosnia and Herzegovina), 2017, Grand Prix - Heart of Sarajevo; Cineuropa Award
  • Award, Gijon International Film Festival (Spain), 2017, Best Cinematography; Best Director

Partners and Sponsors

  • Kultuuriministeerium
  • EFI
  • Eesti Kultuurkapital
  • ERR
  • Rahvusarhiiv
  • BFM
  • Kinoliit
  • Eesti Filmiajakirjanike ühing
  • Tallinnfilm