30.09. - 09.10.2021

Paradjanov Ukraine, France, Georgia, Armenia 2013 | 95 min | OV | Colour | FF 2013

Olena Fetisova

Olena Fetisova (*1964) works in the Ukraine as a director, screenplay writer and producer.

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He was subversive and gay, two things that made life very hard in the Soviet Union. Sergei Parajanov, rebel of Soviet cinema of the 1960s and 70s, admired by Federico Fellini and Michelangelo Antonioni for the visual beauty and poetic extravagance of his films, which were all very hard for Socialist realism to take. Parajanov is no conventional biopic, but a collage of episodes from the life of the Armenian director. From his first major international success in 1964 with Shadows of Our Ancestors to his years spent as a bird of paradise in the monochrome world of the gulag to his death: an artist who specialized in enchanting his audience and who despite everything remained true to himself.

Screening on 04.10. and 05.10. in attendance of:
Serge Avedikian (Director), Olena Fetisova (Director/Screenwriter/ Producer), Gorune Aprikian (Producer), Volodymyr Kozyr (Executive Producer)
Original title: Paradjanov
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: Russian
Section: Agenda 13
Language and subtitles: OV
Director: Serge Avedikian, Olena Fetisova
Screenplay: Olena Fetisova
Cast: Serge Avedikian, Yulia Peresild, Karen Badalov, Zaza Kashibadze, Alla Sergiyko
Producer: Olena Fetisova, Gorune Aprikian
Director of Photography:
Music: Michel Karsky
Production Design: Vlad Ryzhykov
Editor: Alexandra Strauss & Olexandr Shvets
Sound: 0
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor:
Format: dcp
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Production: Interfilm Production Studio


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