Description of the film Pomegranate Color.
The Color of Pomegranates (Armenian: Նռան գույնը) is a 1969 Soviet film written and directed by Sergei Parajanov. It is a poetic treatment of the life of the 18th century Armenian singer Sayat-Nova. It has appeared in some scholarly polls of the greatest films ever made.
Country: USSR, Armenian SSR. (ASSR)
Genre: art house, biography.
Producer: Sergei Parajanov.
Cast: Sofiko Chiaureli (Poet as a Youth/Poet’s Love/Poet’s Muse/Mime/Angel of Resurrection), Melkon Aleksanyan (Poet as a child (as M. Alekyan)), Vilen Galstyan (Poet in the cloister), Giorgi Gegechkori (Poet as an old man), Spartak Bagashvili (Poet’s father), Medea Djaparidze (Poet’s mother), Onik Minasyan (Prince).
Duration: 79 min.