The Dress

A young women under house arrest decides to change her appearance drastically for the last chance and a "perfect date" with someone she loves the most.

This film is a co-production of the USA and the Republic of Georgia.

  • Marie Karkashadze
    Director
  • Marie Karkashadze
    Writer
  • Yulia Safiulina
    Writer
  • Marie Karkashadze
    Producer
  • Anny Zubiashvili
    Producer
  • Marie Karkashadze
    Key Cast
    "Renee"
  • Vasili Dolidze
    Director of Photography
  • Salome Phesvianidze
    First AD
  • Project Type:
    Short
  • Runtime:
    8 minutes 55 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    May 15, 2022
  • Production Budget:
    4,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    Georgia
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    RED
  • Aspect Ratio:
    1.85
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    Yes - NYFA
Director Biography - Marie Karkashadze

Mariam (Marie) Karkashadze – Georgian actor and director based in LA.
Growing up in Tbilisi (Georgia), in a family of Scientists, she devoted her early years to studying physics, astronomy and math. Later she double majored in informatics and astro-physics at Tbilisi State University.
After graduation, despite of great love for science, passion for art and storytelling took over and she continued her studies at Theatre and film Georgia State University. After 4 years of intensive classical theatre training she graduated with honors and worked in theater medium for several years as an actor and assistant director. Later she moved to LA and got her Masters Degree in film.
She is trilingual (Speaking Georgian, English and Russian), Proud member of Georgian Alpinists Federation and a single mother of 4-year old son, who she finds to be her constant inspiration.
While working on independent projects, she enjoys to be involved in every aspect of storytelling, starting from script writing to acting and directing.

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