The Legend of the Suram Fortress
- Georgia/Soviet Union
- 1h 28min
- Directed by: Sergei Parajanov, Dodo Abashidze (co-director)
- Written by: Vaja Gigashvili, Daniel Chonkadze (book)
- Cast: Leila Alibegashvili, Zurab Kipshidze, Dodo Abashidze, Sofiko Chiaureli, Levan Uchaneishvili
- Language: Georgian, Azeri
This poetic Soviet film utilises old Georgian folklore about a boy who must be immured into the walls of fortress to keep it strong, as a base for a tale about the despot of Suram trying to rebuild his kingdom. Uniquely stunning.
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