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Panopticon

After his father abandons him to become an Orthodox monk, Sandro struggles to reconcile his duty to God and his awakening sexuality.

FeatureLab 2020
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Title: Panopticon
Year: 2024
Directed by: George Sikharulidze
Premiere & awards: Karlovy Vary International Film Festival 2024, Crystal Globe Competition
Produced by: 20 Steps Productions (Georgia)
In co-production with: Filmo2 (France), Ombre Rosse Film Production (Italy), Tangaj Production (Romania)
Countries: Georgia, France, Italy, Romania

synopsis

After his father abandons him to become an Orthodox monk, Sandro struggles to reconcile his duty to God and his awakening sexuality, which manifests in uncontrollable ways and leads him to unhealthy behavior, as he searches for meaning and belonging in the turbulent society of post-Soviet Georgia.

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