The Color of Pomegranates (1969)

One of the greatest masterpieces of the 20th century, Sergei Parajanov's "Color of the Pomegranate," a biography of the Armenian troubadour Sayat Nova (King of Song) reveals the poet's life more through his poetry than a conventional narration of important events in Sayat Nova's life. We see the poet grow up, fall in love, enter a monastery and die, but these incidents are depicted in the context of what are images from Sergei Parajanov's imagination and Sayat Nova's poems, poems that are seen and rarely heard. Sofiko Chiaureli plays 6 roles, both male and female, and Sergei Parajanov writes, directs, edits, choreographs, works on costumes, design and decor and virtually every aspect of this revolutionary work.
Genres:  BiographyDramaHistoryMusic
Actors:  Sofiko ChiaureliMelkon AlekyanVilen Galstyan
Directors:  Sergei Parajanov
Countries:  Soviet Union
Writers:  Sayat NovaSergei Parajanov
Runtime: 1h 19min
Release: 27 January 1982
IMDb: 7.7

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