The Pass

A feature film in development

Director – Siddiq Barmak

Writer – Guram Odisharia

Producer – George Ovashvili

A true story of how Georgians escape the war from Abkhazia. The coastal motor road was closed due to the ongoing civil war and to reach a safe zone, people had to walk over 200 kilometers crossing Caucasian mountains and the most challenging mountain pass situated at a height of 3,000 meters above the sea-level. Georgian writer – Guram Odisharia was one of them. He has described this hellish way of escape in his novel “The Pass of the Persecuted”. Later he adapted his book into screenplay. Golden globe winning director – Siddiq Barmak has accepted the offer to shoot the film.