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The Colour of Pomegranates (U) + Introduction by Julian Anderson

Part of BBC SO Total Immersion: Julian Anderson

Still from Colour of Pomegranates

A stylized, surreal biography of Armenian Sayat-Nova (King of Song), whose life is depicted through amalgamations of poetic images.

The music is by Tigran Mansuryn and this was a film which hugely influenced Julian Anderson.

We are pleased to have Julian Anderson introduce this film. 

Armenia/USSR 1969 Dir Sergei Parajanov 79 min

Restored in 2014 by Cineteca di Bologna/L’Immagine Ritrovata and The Film Foundation’s World Cinema Project, in association with the National Cinema Centre of Armenia and Gosfilmofond of Russia. Restoration funding provided by the Material World Charitable Foundation

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