Otar Ioseliany has finished the shooting period of the his recent film “Shantrapa” (The Riffraff), where Bohdan Stupka stars. The film is a co-production of Georgia, Ukraine and France. Producers of the film are Oleh Kohan (SOTA Cinema Group, Ukraine) and Martine Marignac (Pierre Grise Productions, France). The shooting were held in Georgia and France.
“Shantrapa” is a film about young film director who is trying to find himself in conditions of ideological and commercial censure. Bohdan Stupka has acted the part of the cinema chairman who becomes an ambassador of USSR in France and helps protagonist to leave the homeland and fulfils himself as a director in new conditions.
Now the film is at the post-production period. The world premiere and the film release is planned for autumn 2010.