Sergey PARAJANOV
Сергей ПАРАДЖАНОВ
Sergueï PARADJANOV
USSR, 1967, 9mn 
Colour, documentary
Hakob Hovnatanyan
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Акоп Овнатанян

 

 Hakob Hovnatanyan

 Akop Ovtanian

Other titles : Hagop Hovnatanian
 
Directed by : Sergey PARAJANOV (Сергей ПАРАДЖАНОВ)
Cinematography : Karen MESYAN (Карен МЕСЯН)
Music : Stepan SHAKARYAN (Степан ШАКАРЯН)
Production : Studios ARMENFILM (ЕСХДФ)
 
Site : IMDb

Plot synopsis
Speaking of the Armenian painter Hakob Hovnatanyan (1806-1881), Sergei Paradjanov shows the cultural life of Tbilisi in the 19th century. The film combines the canvases of the self-taught painter, famous portrait painter of Tiflis, and a series of collages, which allow you to explore the traditional districts of the capital of Georgia, then populated mostly by Armenians.
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Era New Horizons IFF, Wroclaw (Poland), 2020
- Odessa International Film Festival, Odessa (Ukraine), 2013
- Sao Paulo International Film Festival, Sao Paulo (Brazil ), 2011
- Berlin International Film Festival : Berlinale, Berlin (Germany), 1990

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