The Color of Pomegranates
The Color of Pomegranates ★★★ Sayat Nova; Tsvet Granata 1969
Paradjanov's depiction of the life of Armenian poet Arutiun Sayadin, known as Sayat Nova, who rises from carpet weaver to court minstrel to archbishop. Eloquent imagery and symbols are derived from Armenian paintings, poetry and history. In Armenian with English subtitles. Also includes “Hagop Hovnatanian,” a 12-minute short on the artist. 80m/C VHS, DVD . RU Sofiko Chiaureli, M. Aleksanian, V. Galstian; D: Sergei Paradjanov; W: Sergei Paradjanov; C: A. Samvelyan.