13/Ztameti, directed by Gela Babluani, 86 min,. France/Georgia, 2005, 35mm, Black/White. World Sales: MK2 diffusion
|Tzameti (13), DQ winner in Kyiv 2006|
13/Tzameti is a 2005 film written and directed by Georgian filmmaker Géla Babluani. Tzameti is the Georgian word for thirteen. 13 Tzameti is the feature length directorial debut for Babluani. It also marks the acting debut of his younger brother George Babluani, who plays the film's protagonist Sébastien.
A destitute immigrant worker steals an envelope containing instructions for a mysterious job that could pay out a fortune. Following the instructions, the young man unwittingly becomes trapped in a dark and dangerous situation.