35^ Lovers Film Festival
Special Event

And then We Danced

And then We Danced
by Levan Akin
Country: Sweden
Year: 2019
Duration: 113'

The rigid, conservative and homophobic world of traditional Georgian dance is the setting for the story of a struggling young dancer who faces the challenge of his life, when he finds himself falling in love with an ambitious rival who threatens to destroy everything he has fought for. A passionate coming-of-age tale set in a Tbilisi poised between modernity and conservation.


film director

Levan Akin

Levan Akin is a Swedish director. His works often focus on gender or class issues. He directed The Circle, based on the best-selling novel of the same name. His feature film Certain People, which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival 2012. Author of several TV series, he made "Real Humans" for SVT Drama. He is currently writing and directing a new series called "Dough".


& Credits

Sceneggiatura/Screenplay Levan Akin
Montaggio/Editing Levan Akin, Simon Carlgren 
Fotografia/Photography Lisabi Fridell
Scenografia/Production Design Teo Baramidze
Suono/Sound George Murgulia 
Musica/Music Ben Wheeler, Zviad Mgebry
Interpreti/Cast Levan Gelbakhiani, Bachi Valishvili, Ana Javakishvili
Produttore/Producer Mathilde Dedye, Ketie Danelia
Produzione/Production French Quarter Film, Takes Film