Nana Ekvtimishvili

Nana Ekvtimishvili is a writer and film director. In 2013, with her partner Simon Groß, she directed In Bloom, which won awards in Berlin, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Paris, Los Angeles and Sarajevo, and was selected as Georgia’s entry for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. Her latest film, My Happy Family, was released in 2017. First published in 2015, The Pear Field is Ekvtimishvili’s debut novel. It was awarded several prestigious literary prizes in Georgia and has been translated into multiple languages.