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Nino grabs one and stomps on it. Slow pan to reveal Varlam in doorway. She sinks to her knees, kisses his shoes. Varlam stands stock-still, then steps over her. Birds twitter throughout. Music: scratchy recording of theme from Sous les toits de Paris. Terrible inversion of Varlam’s genuflection to her. During the Great Terror, this was a code phrase for ‘executed’. 44 ‘Mr Varlam help us, I beg of you. Sandro is perishing. ’ She repeats that women with children don’t have to wait in line. ’ II 9 Sepia tones.
Sandro recognizes the need for research, but not at cost of cultural destruction. ’) 28 Camera pulls back: Sandro is with older couple, by appearance well-to-do members of the intelligentsia. Doksopoulo enters, stands at center screen. Varlam is nearly off-screen. II 3 Varlam is seated amid greenery. He smiles as Sandro speaks. Finals 6 June 2001 Repentance Cu of pendant fruit, doubling as a microphone. Camera points straight up at palm fronds, glass roof of solarium; zoom to guards above, pacing on roof; they wear medieval armor and carry halberds.
She looks up at the judge’s words and stands to make her statement. I 8 Ls of red-carpeted central staircase. A woman in white flanked by two men emerges at top and begins to descend. The men wear medieval armor and carry halberds. Judge in wig and flat-topped velvet cap plays with Rubik’s cube. Other judges and lawyers similarly attired. Keti wears white suit, black sling, lace-trimmed white hat. In first row of spectators, Guliko wears white fur stole, black dress, necklace. Finals 6 June 2001 21 22 4 The knights lead Keti to her trial Finals 6 June 2001 Repentance 6 June 2001 Repentance: Frame Analysis 23 5 Keti proclaims her defiance Finals FLASHBACK II 1 Girl blows bubbles on balcony, wearing white blouse and black vest; curtained window behind her, one red flower visible.