A film by George Ovashvili, Georgia/Germany/France 2017, 99 minutes
Karlovy Vary International Film Festival 2017 / Competition
A man elected by his people to become the head of a newly independent country, gets ousted by a coup d´état shortly after. He flees into the mountains where loyal troops are rumored to be waiting for him. He plans to meet them and come back from his exile to regain his power. Full of hope he is following his guardians into the mountains, in order to regroup with his true followers and reach the popped-off glory times again. But the journey turns out to be a restless one, between trust and distrust, between hope and despair. His dreams blend with reality as his feelings of insecurity grow. Finally, he has to meet his fate.