Sergey PARAJANOV
Сергей ПАРАДЖАНОВ
Sergueï PARADJANOV
USSR (Ukraine), 1964, 97mn 
Colour, fiction
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 Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors

 Les Chevaux de feu

Other titles : Wild Horses of Fire
 
Directed by : Sergey PARAJANOV (Сергей ПАРАДЖАНОВ)
Writing credits : Ivan CHENDEJ (Иван ЧЕНДЕЙ), Sergey PARAJANOV (Сергей ПАРАДЖАНОВ)
 
Cast
Nina ALISOVA (Нина АЛИСОВА) ...Paliychouk
Spartak BAGASHVILI (Спартак БАГАШВИЛИ) ...Yourko
Tatyana BESTAYEVA (Татьяна БЕСТАЕВА) ...Palagna
Aleksandr GAY (Александр ГАЙ) ...Paliychouk
Nikolay GRINKO (Николай ГРИНЬКО) ...Batag
Larisa KADOCHNIKOVA (Лариса КАДОЧНИКОВА) ...Marichka
Ivan MIKOLAJCHUK (Иван МИКОЛАЙЧУК) ...Ivan
Leonid YENGIBAROV (Леонид ЕНГИБАРОВ) ...Miko
 
Cinematography : Yuri ILIENKO (Юрий ИЛЬЕНКО)
Production design : Mikhail RAKOVSKY (Михаил РАКОВСКИЙ), Georgi YAKUTOVITCH (Георгий ЯКУТОВИЧ)
Music : Miroslav SKORIK (Мирослав СКОРИК)
Sound : Sofia SERGIENKO (Софья СЕРГИЕНКО)
Companies : Studio Dovzhenko
Release Date in Russia : 18/10/1965
 
language ukrainien
Sites : Page Allociné, page IMDb
Release date in France : 1966-03-25, Site

DVD with subtitles
Editor : Ruscico. 2003.
Langues : RU EN
Sous-titres : RU EN FR ES IT DE
Bonus :
Documentaire sur Paradjanov
Editor : Editions Montparnasse. 2013. Titre : Paradjnov. Coffret

Plot synopsis
Based upon the novella by Mikhail Kotsyubinsky. Two Gutsul families – the Paliychuks and the Gutenyuks - had been warring for many years. But there came a day when Ivan Paliychuk fell in love with the beautiful Marichka of the enemy family… Ivan left the village to work as a hired laborer, and Marichka fell to her death in the deep of a river. Ivan could not forget his beloved, however hard he had tried. Not even the marriage to the beautiful Pelagea could save the situation. And only in his death rave Ivan would recover his happiness by touching the outstretched hands of his beloved.
Source : www.ruscico.com
 

commentaries
10 of Harvard University’s favorite Soviet and Russian films, Alexandra GUZEVA, RUSSIA BEYOND, 2017
Les Chevaux de feu de Sergueî Paradjanov, Olivier BITOUN, dvdclassik.com, 2013
Les Chevaux de feu de Sergueï Paradjanov, Ciné-club de Caen, 2013
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Festival Bridges. Bozar. East of West films festival, Brussels (Belgium), 2019
- Festival Russian kino 'Moscow Premier Screenings', Moscow (Russia), 2019
- Kyiv International Film Festival 'Molodist', Kiev (Ukraine), 2017
- URuSSie. Panorama du cinéma russe d’hier et d’aujourd’hui, Penmarc'h (France), 2016
- Soirées du cinéma russe de Bordeaux, Bordeaux (France), 2016
- Ukraine : un cinéma en quête d'indépendance au Forum des images, Paris (France), 2014
- Cinémathèque de Toulouse : Tarkovski et autres poètes du cinéma soviétique, Toulouse (France), 2014
- Odessa International Film Festival, Odessa (Ukraine), 2013
- Festival ''Cinema and literature'', Gatchina (Russia), 2012
- Sao Paulo International Film Festival, Sao Paulo (Brazil ), 2011
- Week-end Hommage au cinéma ukrainien, Marseille (France), 2011
- Cinéma russe au Kursaal de Besançon, Besançon (France), 2011
- États généraux du film documentaire, Lussas (France), 2010
- Festival Russian kino 'Moscow Premier Screenings', Moscow (Russia), 2010
- Rencontres internationales du cinéma du patrimoine, Vincennes (France), 2009
- Grenoble 'Cinéphilies', Grenoble (France), 2008
- Festival of Central and Eastern Film , Wiesbaden (Germany), 2008
- Russian films in the cinema Arlequin, Paris (France), 2007
- Russian films in the cinema Arlequin, Paris (France), 2005
- Film Festival of CIS countries, Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia "Kinoshock", Anapa (Russia), 2005
- Release in France of the film, Different cities (France), 1966-03-25

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