Call number: DVD-5296


PARADZHANOV, Sergei
Nran Gouyne/Sayat Nova [Tsvet granata] [The Colour of Pomegranates]

On 2 Blu ray discs. This is disc 1, containing the film both in Armenia and in Russian:

PARADZHANOV, Sergei
Nran Gouyne/Sayat Nova [Tsvet granata] [The Colour of Pomegranates]

Armenfil´m, 1969; released 29 August 1970
Screenplay: Sergei Paradzhanov, with extracts from the poetry of Sayat Nova
Photography: Suren Shakhbazian
Production design: Stepan Andranikian
Music: Tigran Mansurian
Pantomimes staged by: Sergei Paradzhanov

The young poet/ the poet's beloved/ 
  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		 	        Hovhannes Minasian
The poet's father		        Spartak Bagashvili
The poet's mother		        Medeia Dzhaparidze
Avet-aga			        Avet Avetisian
80 minutes
In Armenian with optional English subtitles

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PARADZHANOV, Sergei
Nran Gouyne/Sayat Nova [Tsvet granata] [The Colour of Pomegranates]

Armenfil´m, 1969; released 29 August 1970
Version edited by Sergei Iutkevich
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 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		 	        Hovhannes Minasian
The poet's father		        Spartak Bagashvili
The poet's mother		        Medeia Dzhaparidze
Avet-aga			        Avet Avetisian
73 minutes
Russian titles with optional English subtitles

Blu ray disc
Region code B
Aspect ratio 4:3
Languages Optional English subtitles
Features 4K restoration of the Armenian version by La Cinoteca di Bologna and The Film Foundation World Cinema Project at L'Immagine Ritrovata Laboratory, in association with The National Cinema Centre of Armenia and Gosfil´mofond of Russia, 2014
Optional annotated commentary on the 'Armenian Cut' by James Steffen, author of The Cinema of Sergei Parajanov and advisor on the new restoration
Optional audio commentary on the 'Iutkevich Cut' by Levon Abrahamian, in English
Source Second Sight

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