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231 Ratings

Since Otar Left...

Depuis qu'Otar est parti...

Directed by Julie Bertucelli
France, 2003


Leaving for France, Otar left three women behind, different generations of one family, fighting hard to survive in today’s Georgia. When the message of Otar’s sudden death arrives, his sister and niece decide to hide this from the grandmother, by writing letters and inventing him a happy life.

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Since Otar Left... Directed by Julie Bertucelli

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

2003 | 2 wins including: Critics Week Grand Prize

Toronto International Film Festival


International Film Festival Rotterdam


National Board of Review

2004 | Winner: Special Recognition

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