Chantrapas is available in: French on Netflix Japan


A filmmaker finds creative freedom more elusive than he imagined in this ironic comedy-drama. Tired of the state-appointed producers and censorship in his homeland, Soviet Georgia, Niko decides to move to France, only to find that he has merely traded one type of interference for another.


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Chantrapas (2010)
Rating: 6.2/10 (253 votes)
Director: Otar Iosseliani
Writer: Otar Iosseliani
Stars: Dato Tarielachvili Tamuna Karumidze Fanny Gonin Givi Sarchimelidze
Runtime: 122 min
Rated: N/A
Genre: Drama
Released: 22 Sep 2010
Plot: Nicolas is an artist, a filmmaker who merely wants to express himself and whom everyone wishes to reduce to silence. When he first starts out in Georgia, the "ideologists" hope to gag him, ...