Géla Babluani

Géla Babluani (Georgian: გელა ბაბლუანი) (born 1979) is a GeorgianFrench film director.

Babluani was born in Tbilisi, son of prominent director Temur Babluani.[1] At 17 years of age, he and his three siblings were sent to study in France. His first short film, A Fleur de Peau (2002), received critical appraise. His first feature-length film is 13 Tzameti, won the World Cinema Jury Prize for a Dramatic motion picture at the Sundance Film Festival. In 2006 he directed the film L'héritage with his father about several people from France who visit Tbilisi for an inheritance.[2] In 2010 he completed an American version of 13 Tzameti titled 13.



  1. ^ Reverse Shot
  2. ^ Cinema Strikes Back Archived 2012-07-15 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ Archer, Neil (2012-01-15). French Road Movie, The: Space, Mobility, Identity. Berghahn Books. pp. 150–. ISBN 9780857457714. Retrieved 7 January 2013.

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