Call number: DVD-2957

Tsvet granata [The Colour of Pomegranates]
(Nran Gouyne/Sayat Nova)
Armenfil´m, 1969; released 29 August 1970
Screenplay: Sergei Paradzhanov, with extracts from the poetry of Sayat Nova
Photography: Suren Shakhbazian
Production design: Sergei Paradzhanov, Stepan Andranikian
Music: Tigran Mansurian, Sergei Paradzhanov
Pantomimes staged by: Sergei Paradzhanov
The young poet/ the poet's beloved / the poet's muse/ the nun with the white lace/ the angel of resurrection/ the pantomime
Sofiko Chiaureli The poet as a child Melkop Alekian The poet as a monk Vilen Galstian The poet as an old man Georgii Gegechkori The Prince Onik Minasian The poet's father Spartak Bagashvili The poet's mother Medeia Dzhaparidze Avet-aga Avet Avetisian
70 minutes
Russian text and titles with optional English subtitles
Region code 0
Aspect ratio 4:3
Languages Optional English subtitles
Features Introduction by Daniel Bird, 3 minues, in English
Feature commentary by Levon Abrakhamian, moderated by Daniel Bird
New improved subtitles
'The World is a Window: Making the Colour of Pomegranates', 2011, a documentary about the film by Daniel Bird, 76 minutes, in English
'Vospominaniia o Saiat-Nove' [Memories of Saiat-Nova] directed by Levon Grigorian, 2003, 30 minutes, Russian with optional English subtitles
Source Second Sight

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