Ana Urushadze’s prize-winning debut is a powerful mix of domestic drama and psychological thriller. Manana, a middle aged housewife in Georgia, has to choose between her family life and a love of writing she has repressed for years. The tension between realising her creative ambitions and the expectations placed on a mother in a traditionally patriarchal society threaten to tear her apart. But, when Manana finally decides to follow her passion, she is ready to sacrifice everything for it both mentally and physically.

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