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DVD004107

Salt For Svanetia

Kalatozov, Mikhail. USSR. 1930.

Title:
Salt For Svanetia
Alternate Title:
Djim Chuante; Sol Svanetii
Found on compilation title:
Turksib
Director:
Kalatozov, Mikhail
Production Co:
Goskinprom Gruzii
Country:
USSR
Year:
1930
Description:
DVD - Region free.   viewing copy.
Short.   53 minutes.   b/w.   sound - Dolby digital monaural.   fullscreen
Language:
Russian intertitles with optional English subtitles
Genre:
Documentary
Notes:
Silent with musical accompaniment by Zoran Borisavljevic.Documentary about life in the Svanetia region of Georgia focusing on the isolated mountain village of Ushkul in the Caucasus, made more difficult by the scarcity of salt and the religious superstitions of the people. Communist construction of the first road into the area is beneficial and brings about a great change.
Link to:
FII catalog |
Status:
IN