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The Legend of the Suram Fortress

Ambavi Suramis tsikhitsa | ამბავი სურამის ციხისა

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Directed by Sergei Parajanov, Dodo Abashidze
Soviet Union, 1985
Drama, History

Synopsis

Based on a Caucasus Mountains legend that tells of the repeated efforts of the Georgian people to construct a fortress against invaders. The fortress continues to collapse until a fortune-teller recalls a prophecy: a handsome young man must be walled inside alive in order for the building to stand.

Synopsis

Based on a Caucasus Mountains legend that tells of the repeated efforts of the Georgian people to construct a fortress against invaders. The fortress continues to collapse until a fortune-teller recalls a prophecy: a handsome young man must be walled inside alive in order for the building to stand.

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The Legend of the Suram FortressDirected bySergei Parajanov, Dodo Abashidze

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Awards & Festivals

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Berlin International Film Festival
1987
2010
International Film Festival Rotterdam
1986 | Winner: Best Innovative Film (Rotterdam Award)
São Paulo International Film Festival
1987 | Winner: Critics Award
2011

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