‘Color of the Pomegranate’ by Sergei Parajanov on Cannes Classics in May
YEREVAN, May 8. /ARKA/. ‘Color of the Pomegranate’ by Sergei Parajanov will be demonstrated as part of Cannes Classics during the 67th Cannes Festival, the official website of the event reports.
The Cannes Classics was launched ten years ago to introduce the digitized versions of masterpiece classical movies and is an integral part of the festival today.
The restoration of ‘Color of the Pomegranate’ (Sayat Nova) by Sergei Parajanov (1968, 1h17) was financed by the Film Foundation-World Cinema Project (New York) and made in 4K by L’immagine Ritrovata.
The films selected for Cannes Classics for 2014 will be displayed in presence of those who worked over the restoration.
Sophia Loren will be present at Cannes Classics this year as a guest of honour. The Cannes Festival is scheduled for May 14-25.
“Color of the Pomegranate’ is a 90-minute Armenian-language meditation on the life of the 18th-century poet-troubadour Sayat Nova. –0--