Taming the garden

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Taming the garden

Victor Kossakovsky / 93’ / 2020 / Estados Unidos

DIRECTION: Salomé Jashi

SCRIPT: Salomé Jashi

PRODUCTION: Vadim Jendreyko, Erik Winker, Martin Roelly, Salomé Jashi

EDITING: Chris Wright

CINEMATOGRAPHY: Goga Devdariani, Salomé Jashi

MUSIC: Celia Stroom



An ode to the rivalry between men and nature, Taming the Garden is the story of how a powerful man indulges in an unusual hobby by having century-old trees uprooted in communities along the Georgian coast and transplanted to his private garden.


Salomé Jashi

Salomé Jashi was born in Tbilisi, Georgia in 1981. She first studied journalism and worked as a reporter for several years. In 2005 she was awarded a British Council scholarship to study documentary filmmaking at Royal Holloway, University of London. Salomé’s The Dazzling Light of Sunset (2016) was awarded the Main Prize at Visions du Réel’s Regard Neuf Competition as well as at ZagrebDox, Jihlava IDFF, Valdivia IDFF, and several other festivals.