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13 Tzameti (2005)13 Tzameti (2005)

13 Tzameti (2005)

Action, Mystery, Thriller

7.6

movie

France

French, Georgian, German

Suspenseful, Thrilling

2005

Géla Babluani

Augustin Legrand, Aurélien Recoing, Bruno Davézé

93 min

Synopsis

Sebastian, a young man, has decided to follow instructions intended for someone else, without knowing where they will take him. Something else he does not know is that Gerard Dorez, a cop on a knife-edge, is tailing him. When he reaches his destination, Sebastian falls into a degenerate, clandestine world of mental chaos behind closed doors in which men gamble on the lives of others men.

Our Take

7.6
RaulF

13 Tzameti is a unique suspense movie from Georgia and the debut of director Géla Babluani. This film explores the life of a migrant worker from Georgia working in France, who literally gambles his life in a high stakes game of chance organized by powerful criminals.  13 Tzameti won the World Cinema Jury Prize at Sundance in 2008, and of course, a not nearly as good American remake. Do yourself a favor and check out the original!

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