The Legend of Suram Fortress

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The Legend of Suram Fortress ★★ Legenda Suramskoi Kreposti 1985

Based on a Georgian folktale about a medieval fortress that collapses as soon as it is built. The village soothsayer tells a young man he must sacrifice himself, by bricking himself up alive within the fortress walls, if the building is every to stand. In Russian with English subtitles. 89m/C VHS, DVD . RU Levani Outchanechvili, Zourab Kipchidze; D: Sergei Paradjanov; W: Vaja Gigashvili; C: Yuri Klimenko.

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