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Sergei Parajanov (1924–1990)


One of the 20th century's greatest masters of cinema Sergei Parajanov was born in Georgia to Armenian parents and it was always unlikely that his work would conform to the strict socialist realism that Soviet authorities preferred. After studying film and music, Parajanov became an assistant director at the Dovzhenko studios in Kiev, making his ... See full bio »

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 1992 Parajanov: The Last Spring (Documentary) (segment "The Confession")
 1988 Ashik Kerib
 1986 Arabesques on the Pirosmani Theme (Documentary short)
 1980 Return to Life (Documentary short)
 1967 Hakob Hovnatanyan (Documentary short)
 1966 Kivski Freski (Short)
 1965 Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors (as S. Paradzhanov)
 1962 Flower on the Stone (as S. Parajanov)
 1959 Pervyy paren
 1957 Dumka (Short)
 1957 Natalya Uzhviy (Short)
 1957 Zolotye ruki (Documentary short)
 1954 Andriesh
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5 Biographical Movies | 1 Print Biography | 2 Portrayals | 15 Articles | See more »


Alternate Names:

Sergei Paradjanov | Sergueï Paradjanov | S. Paradzhanov | Sergei Paradzhanov | Sergey Paradzhanov | S. Parajanov
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His films Ashik Kerib and Legend of Suram Fortress credit Dodo Abashidze as co-director. While the latter was instrumental in getting the films "green-lighted," he had done virtually no direction in either film. Abashidze also shared several awards with Sergei Parajanov for the above films. Parajanov also gave credit to 3 individuals for production design in Ashik Kerib and they, not Parajanov, ... See more »

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