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Stand by Your President by Ineke Smits
Stand by Your President

Stand by Your President

Feature documentary about Sandra Roelofs, a Dutch girl who became the First Lady of the exotic, but politically unstable, Georgia. After ten turbulent years in office her husband, the now controversial Mikhael Saakashvili, cannot be re-elected. So the presidential couple become citizens again. What does life in the political limelight entail, and what is the price paid within your private life?

92' / DCP / colour

Original title: STAND BY YOUR PRESIDENT
Dir: Ineke Smits
Prod: IDTV Docs (NL)
Co-prod: NCRV (NL)
Sc: Ineke Smits
D.O.P.: Paul Cohen, Tato Kotetishvili
Completed: November 2014
Language: Dutch/English/Russian/Georgian

Ineke Smits:
a.o. THE AVIATRIX OF KAZBEK (2009, feature), TRANSIT DUBAI (2008, doc), BLACK GOLD UNDER NOTECKA FOREST (2005, doc), PUTIN'S MAMA (2003, doc), MAGONIA (2001, feature).

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