Citizen Saint

2023, Georgia, 100 minutes, feature, drama

Director: Tinatin Kajrishvili
Script: Basa Janikashvili, Tinatin Kajrishvili
Cinematography: Krum Rodriguez
Cast: Levan Berikashvili, George Babluani, Mari Kitia, Temiko Chichinadze, Gia Burjanadze
Producer: Lasha Khalvashi, Tinatin Kajrishvili

Miners in the small town discover that centuries ago crucified Saint came back to life and lives among them. Shortly after celebrating his presence, they lose hope, ordinary man can’t protect them from misfortunes. Hopeless and frightened crowd crucifies the Saint again, believing he will have more power on the cross.

Tinatin Kajrishvili

Tinatin Kajrishvili was born in Tbilisi, Georgia in 1978. In 2001 she graduated from the State Theatre and Film University ofGeorgia with the qualification of Film Director. In 2014 she directed and wrote the screenplay to her first feature Film “Brides”. In 2018 she directed and wrote the screenplay to her second feature Film “Horizon”. Both films premiered at Berlin International Film Festival. She is a member of Georgian Filmmakers Union.


2023 – Citizen Saint
2018 – Horizon
2014 – Bridges

Festivals and Awards

2024 – Pune International Film Festival (PIFF) – Best Film
2023 – Asia Pacific Screen Awards – Best Cinematography