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Salomé Alexi • 2014 • Georgia-France

A parable of the Georgian debt crisis, when 14% of the nation’s population lost their homes due to ballooning mortgages.

Nino is a shop-owner in Tbilisi. When the global recession hits the Republic of Georgia like the rest of the world, she resorts to pawning family heirlooms to throw her mother a birthday party. As things worsen, Nino takes out loan after loan to keep her business afloat.

Salomé Alexi's debut film premiered at Venice and New Directors/New Films 2015, where it won Best Film.

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    Salomé Alexi • 2014 • Georgia-France

    Nino is a shop-owner in Tbilisi— when the global recession hits the Republic of Georgia like the rest of the world, Nino resorts to pawning family heirlooms to throw her mother a birthday party; as things worsen, she takes out loan after loan to keep her busi...

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