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Title The legend of Suram Fortress / screenplay by Vahza Gigashvili ; directed by Sergei Paradjanov
Published New York, NY : Kino International, [2007]


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 MELB  791.4372 Par/Los  UNAVAILABLE C19
Description 1 videodisc (DVD) (83 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
Summary A fortune-teller declares that a boy must be walled up alive in a fort to keep it from crumbling in medieval Caucasus
Notes Inspired by and ancient Russian folk tale and based on the novella "Suramis tsikhe" by Daniel Chongadze
Originally released as a motion picture in 1984 titled: Ambavi Suramis tsikhitsa
Features: interview with Sergei Paradjanov's wife Svetlana Scherbatyuk, documentary on actress Veriko Andzhaparidze, "The architecture of ancient Georgia," cast and crew filmographies, photo album, trailers
Cast Veriko Andzhaparidze, Levan Uchaneyshvili, Dodo Abashidze, Sofiko Chiaureli
Notes DVD. Produced for Region 1
In Georgian or Russian with optional English, French, or Spanish subtitles
Subject Čonkʻaże, Daniel, 1830-1860 -- Film and video adaptations
Self-sacrifice -- Drama.
Fortune-tellers -- Drama.
Folklore -- Georgia (Republic) -- Drama.
Genre/Form Fantasy films.
Motion pictures, Georgian
Foreign films
Film adaptations.
Video recordings.
Author Paradzhanov, Sergeĭ, 1924-1990.
Andzhaparidze, Veriko.
Uchaneishvili, Levan
Abašiże, Dodo, 1924-1990.
Čonkʻaże, Daniel, 1830-1860. Suramis tsikhe