Nana Ekvtimishvili, born in Tbilisi, Georgia, is a writer and film director. Published in 2015, The Pear Field is her first novel.
Her feature film In Bloom premiered at the 63rd Berlinale, where it won the CICAE Award. It went on to win numerous awards at festivals in Hong Kong, Tokyo, Paris, Los Angeles and Sarajevo, and was also selected as Georgia’s entry for the 2013 Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. Her latest film, My Happy Family, was released at the Sundance Film Festival in 2017. The Pear Tree has already received numerous awards in Georgia.