A passionate coming-of-age tale set amidst the conservative confines of modern Georgian society. A devoted and competitive dancer, Merab, is thrown off balance by the arrival of new male dancer.

And Then We Danced

Drama | Romance | 2020

Cast

Levan Gelbakhiani, Bachi Valishvili, Ana Javakishvili

Synopsis

A passionate tale of love and liberation set amidst the conservative confines of modern Georgian society, AND THEN WE DANCED follows Merab, a devoted dancer who has been training for years with his partner Mary for a spot in the National Georgian Ensemble. The arrival of another male dancer, Irakli—gifted with perfect form and equipped with a rebellious streak—throws Merab off balance, sparking both an intense rivalry and romantic desire that may cause him to risk his future in dance as well as his relationships with Mary and his family.

Producers

Mathilde Dedye, Ketie Danelia

Director

Levan Akin

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Official Selection, Directors' Fortnight, Cannes Film Festival 2019
Official Selection, Spotlight Section, Sundance Festival 2020