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Mikhail Vartanov (1937–2009)


Vartanov was blacklisted for his debut film, The Color of Land (1969), where he portrayed his dissident friends Paradjanov (imprisoned in 1974) and Minas (assassinated in 1975). When Vartanov's artistic freedom was restored 20 years later, he responded with Minas: A Requiem (1989) and Parajanov: The Last Spring (1992) - his masterpiece, which was ... See full bio »

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Known For

Parajanov: The Last Spring
Parajanov: The Last Spring Cinematographer
(1992)
Jnjevatz demqer
Jnjevatz demqer Cinematographer
(1987)
V etom kamne dusha moya
V etom kamne dusha moya Cinematographer
(1989)
Osennyaya pastoral
Osennyaya pastoral Cinematographer
(1971)

Filmography

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 2012 Tsvet armyanskoy zemli (Documentary short)
 1992 Parajanov: The Last Spring (Documentary)
 1989 Minas: Rekviem (Documentary short)
 1989 V etom kamne dusha moya (Documentary short)
 1987 Jnjevatz demqer (Documentary short)
 1985 Nash Aleksan (Documentary short) (as M. Vartanov)
 1985 On sozidaet rodinu (Documentary short) (as M. Vartanov)
 1984 Carzou (Documentary short)
 1983 Korni (Documentary short) (as M. Vartanov)
 1983 Aivazovskin yev Hayastane (Documentary short)
 1979 Shelkovitsa (Short)
 1977 William Saroyan: I Saw the Mighty Armenia (Documentary short)
 1975 Four Seasons (Documentary short)
 1973 Song of Eternity (Documentary short)
 1972 Yev ayspes amen or (Documentary short)
 1971 Osennyaya pastoral (Documentary short)
 1965 Men of the Dance (Documentary short)
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Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 3 Print Biographies | 2 Portrayals | 14 Articles | 3 Pictorials | See more »


Alternate Names:

Mikael Vardanov | M. Vartanov | Mikael Vartanov | Mischa Vartanov | Misha Vartanov
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Personal Quote:

Probably, besides the film language suggested by Griffith and Eisenstein, the world cinema has not discovered anything revolutionary new until (Paradjanov's) Color of Pomegranates. See more »

Trivia:

XVI century Condestable Palace in Pamplona, Spain, held a photography exhibition, I Will Wear Your Beret Papa, in his memory a month after his death. See more »

Trademark:

Deeply soulful poetic documentaries, featuring brief or no narration, lensed with Russian 35mm Konvas cameras.

Nickname:

Eyemoman

Star Sign:

Pisces

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