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Beautiful Helen

Project Status

After finishing university in New York Helen comes back to her homeland. Everything is foreign here for her. Helen tries not only to find her place in Tbilisi, but also to find herself and find the keys that fit the locks of the main existential questions of life. Her encounter with film director Gabo is the start of an adventure that takes us into the minds and souls of a man and a woman, an old and a young soul.

Directors note

George Ovashvili is a Georgian director, writer, and producer. First feature film The Other Bank premiered at the Berlin Film Festival's Generation section in 2009 and won over 50 international prizes. Second feature Corn Island won the Crystal Globe at Karlovy Vary International Film Festival in 2014 and was shortlisted for the Academy’s best foreign language film in 2015. Khibula ended the trilogy of long features. Beautiful Helen (2021) is his 4th long fiction which is in post-production stage.

Production company and producer:
Wagonnet Films was founded by the producer, director, and writer George Ovashvili. Wagonnet Films was registered on the base of previous George Ovashvili companies George Ovashvili Productions and Alamdary Films (The Other Bank (2009), Corn Island (2014), Khibula (2017)). Except making co-productions, Wagonnet Films works as a service company and offers a full-package service to the foreign crews willing to shoot in Georgia.

Original title
Mshvenieri Elene
Completion date
Looking for
gap financing, distributors, sales agents, festivals, co-producers, cinema markets
Contact name
George Ovashvili
Contact email
Contact address
10-A Akhmeteli Str., Tbilisi, Georgia