- Rated: Not Rated
- Run Time: 1 hours, 28 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: April 10, 2001
- Originally Released: 1969
- Label: Kino Video
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Packaging: Keep Case
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
- Additional Release Material:
- Shorts: "Hagop Hovnatanian" - Sergei Paradjanov, Director (1965, 10 min.)
- Featurette: PARADJANOV: A REQUIEM (1994, 57 min.)
- Interactive Features:
- Scene Access
- Interactive Menus
Performers, Cast and Crew:
Sight and Sound - 12/01/1983
"...If ever film were poem, it is THE COLOUR OF POMEGRANATES..."
New York Times - 10/06/1980
"...Sharply surreal....A work of obvious conviction that is eye-catching, even hypnotic..."
Sight and Sound - 10/01/2011
"[I]ts visual and aural pleasures are open to anyone with eyes and ears."
Paradjanov's acclaimed poetic masterpiece was banned by Soviet censors who feared it was a nationalist parable.The story depicts the life and spiritual odyssey of the medieval Armenian poet and troubadour Sayat Nova, and his rise from carpet weaver to archbishop and martyr.
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