FNE at Tallin Black Nights 2013: Tangerines

    Tangerines by Zaza Urushadze Tangerines by Zaza Urushadze

    Tangerines, an Estonian/Georgian coproduction directed by Zaza Urushadze, pitched at Connecting Cottbus 2010, began shooting at the end of 2012 and opened in cinemas in Georgia and Estonia in October 2013.

    The 90-minute drama, which was shot in Georgia as well as Estonia, was produced by Ivo Felt for Allfilm and Urushadze. The film received grants from the Georgian National Film Center and the Estonian Film Fund.

    The film is set in an Estonian settlement in Abkhazia in the 1990's, during the fight for succession from Georgia. The story focuses on the owner of a tangerine plantation who unwittingly ends up with enemy soldiers in his home.

    Tangerines won the Best Director prize and the Audience Award at the 2013 Warsaw IFF in October and received the Special Award and the Audience Award at the Mannheim-Heidelberg IFF in November.


    Zaza Uruhadze


    Zaza Uruhadze

    Director of Photography

    Rein Kotov


    Valter Jakovlev, Ivo Felt

    Principal cast

    Lembit Ulfsak, Elmo Nüganen, Mikhail Meskhi, Giorgi Nakashidze

    Costume Designer

    Simon Machabeli


    Alexander Kuranov


    Saue 11
    Tallinn 10612, ESTONIA
    Tel.: +372 672 9070
    Fax: +372 672 9071
    E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.