Shindisi (2019)

Rated N/R, Drama, History, War, 105 Minutes

Shindisi tells the story of the 2008 Russia-Georgia war through the fate of 17 Georgian soldiers who died during the Shindisi battle. The script was written by Irakli Solomanashvili based on real facts and the cast includes Georgian actors as well as real Georgian soldiers with combat equipment.

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Reviewed on January 16, 2020 by Jon Kaye

Summary

8.0 out of 10 - Strong acting and direction. Painful to watch but worthwhile. (Jon, Carol S.)
9.0 - Inspiring, heroic story. (Sandy, Patsy F.)
8.7 - Well told war tragedies and civilian heroics. Prolonged gore. (Laurie M.)
4.0 - Too violent for my constitution. (Mary G.)
3.0 - First part (ravages of war) was too long. End was worthwhile but not worth having to watch the first part. (Meryl B.)

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Artistry 80%
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