Call number: DVD-1693



The Films of Sergei Paradjanov:

On 4 DVDs

DVD 3

PARADZHANOV, Sergei and ABASHIDZE, David
Legenda o suramskoi kreposti [The Legend of the Surami Fortress]

Gruziia-film, 1984; released 19 May 1986
Screenplay: Vazha Gigashvili, based on the novel by Daniel Chonkadze and other sources
Photography: Iurii Klimenko
Production design: Aleksandr Dzhanshiev
Music: Dzhansug Kakhidze

Vardo				      Sofiko Chiaureli
Young Vardo			      Leila Alibegashvili 
Osman-Agha/Nodar AND Simon the piper  David Abashidze
Durmishkhan			      Zurab Kipshidze
Zurab				      Levon Uchaneishvili
The old oracle		              Veriko Andzhaparide
The prince's courtier	              Givi Tukhadze
With:				Dudukhana Tserodze, Tamara Tsitsishvili
83 minutes
In Georgian with optional Russian voiceover and optional English, French and Spanish subtitles

DVD
Region code 5
Aspect ratio 1.33:1
Languages Menu languages: English and French
Optional Russian voiceover and optional English, French and Spanish subtitles
Features 'Sergei Paradzhanov' consists of an interview with his widow, Svetlana Shcherbatiuk, 26½ minutes, in Russian with optional English, French and Spanish subtitles
'Veriko Andzhaparidze' is an interview with her, 9½ minutes, in Russian with optional English, French and Spanish subtitles
'Arkhitektura drevnei Gruzii', 6½ minutes, in Russian with optional English, French and Spanish subtitles
Photoalbum of production shots.
Biographies and filmographies for the directors, Sergei Paradzhanov and David Abashidze, the scriptwriter, Vazha Gigashvili, the director of photography, Iurii Klimenko, the composer, Dzhansug Kakhidze, the production designer, Aleksandr Dzhanshiev, and the actors Veriko Andzhaparidze, Sofiko Chiaureli, Dudukhana Tserodze, Zurab Kipshidze and Levan Uchaneishvili.
Source Kino (the Ruscico edition)

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