The heartbreaking story of Ivan and Marichka, whose love blooms, only to brutally die, in the remote Carpathian Mountains of medieval Russia.
In Ukrainian with English subtitles.
Ivan Mikolaichuk, Larisa Kadochnikova, Tatiana Bestaeva, Spartak Bagashvili, Nikolai Grinko, Leonid Yengibarov.
Directed by Sergei Parajanov ; written by Ivan Chandey and Sergei Parajanov from the story by Mikhaylo Kovsyubinskiy ; photography by Viktor Bestayev and Victor Ilyenko ; editing by M. Ponomarenko ; production design by Mikhail Rakovsky and G. Yakutovich ; original music by Miroslav Skorik.
Videodisc release of the 1964 motion picture.
From the novel by Mikhaylo Kovsyubinskiy.
Special features (all with optional English subtitles): documentary by Andrei Tarkovsky and Sergei Paradjanov (Islands, 2003, 39 min.); featurette (Songs, 1985, 8 min.); Paradjanov photo album; stills gallery; cast & crew filmographies; trailers; Dolby Digital 5.1.
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