Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors

Updated About content Print Article Share Article
views updated

Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors ★★★ Tini Zabutykh Predkiv; Shadows of Our Ancestors; Shadows of Our Forgotten Ancestors; Wild Horses of Fire 1964

Set in rural Russia in the early 20th century. Brings to expressive life the story of a man whose entire life has been overtaken by tragedy. Folk drama about a peasant who falls in with the daughter of his father's killer, then marries another woman. Strange, resonant and powerful with distinctive camera work. In Ukrainian with English subtitles. 99m/C VHS . RU Ivan Micholaichuk, Larisa Kadochnikova; D: Sergei Paradjanov.