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Title Shadows of forgotten ancestors / [directed by] Sergeĭ Paradzhanov ; [screenplay by] Sergeĭ Paradzhanov, Ivan Chendeĭ
Published [New York] : Kino International, [2007]


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Description 1 videodisc (DVD) (approximately 92 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
Summary A deeply heartfelt story set during the early part of the 20th century in the Ukrainian Carpathians, centering on Ivan whose life is marked with sadness. First his brother is killed while saving him from a falling tree. Then his father is murdered, forcing Ivan and his mother to live in poverty. He falls in love with Marichka, the daughter of the man responsible for his father's death. Marichka drowns rescuing a lamb from a river, but Ivan remains devoted to her. He marries another, but he finds no solace in their childless marriage
Notes Title from disc label
Originally released as a motion picture in 1964 titled: Tini zabutykh predkiv
Based on the novel Tini zabutykh predkiv / [by] Mykhaĭlo Ko͡ts͡iubynsʹkyĭ
Special features: documentary, Andrei Tarkovsky and Sergei Paradzhanov, Islands ; featurette: Songs ; Mikhail Kotsyubinsky biography ; filmographies ; stills gallery ; photo gallery
Credits Director of photography, ͡IUriĭ Ill̕enko ; editor, M. Ponomarenko ; music, Myroslav Skoryk
Cast I. Mykolaĭchuk, L. Kadochnykova, T. Besta͡ieva, S. Bahashvili, L. Ėngibarov, N. Alisova, A. Gaĭ, N. Gnipovsʹka, O. Raĭdanov, I. Dz͡iura, V. Gl͡ianʹko
Notes DVD. Produced for region 1
Filmed in Ukranian. Russian voiceover soundtrack available. Optional subtitles in English, French and Spanish
Subject Kot͡si͡ubynsʹkyĭ, Mykhaĭlo, 1864-1913 -- Film and video adaptations
Vendetta -- Drama.
Courtship -- Ukraine -- Drama.
Marriage -- Ukraine -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- Drama.
Tragedy -- Drama.
Ukraine -- Social life and customs -- 20th century -- Drama.
Genre/Form Romantic plays.
Feature films.
Historical films.
Video recordings.
Author Paradzhanov, Sergeĭ, 1924-1990.
Chendeĭ, Ivan, 1922-
Skoryk, M. (Myroslav), 1938- composer
Mykolaĭchuk, Ivan, 1941-1987.
Kadochnikova, Larysa.
Bestai͡eva, T.
Bahashvili, S.
Engibarov, Leonid, 1935-1972.
Grinʹko, N. K. (Nikolaĭ Konstantinovich)
Kot͡si͡ubynsʹkyĭ, Mykhaĭlo, 1864-1913. Tini zabutykh predkiv
Kinostudii͡a imeni Oleksandra Dovz͡henka.
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