Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors

Tini zabutykh predkiv
by Sergueï Paradjanov 1h37min Russia 1965
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Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors
by Sergueï Paradjanov

A timeless Carpathian story - the young Ivan falls in love with the daughter of his father's killer among the Hutsul people of Ukraine.

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  • Ivan Nikolaïtchouk : Ivan
  • Larissa Kadochnikova : Maritchka
  • Tatiana Bestaeva : Palagna
  • Nikolai Grinko : Vatag, le berger
  • And with: Spartak Bagachvili, Leonid Engibarov


  • Director Sergueï Paradjanov
  • Scenario Sergueï Paradjanov, Ivan Tchendeï
  • Original work author Mikhaïl Kotsioubinski
  • Set Design Mikhail Rakovsky, G. Yakoutovitch
  • Sound S. Sergeyenko
  • Editing M. Ponomarenko
  • Original music Miroslav Skorik
  • Production Compagny Dovzhenko Film Studios, Studios Dovjenko
  • Distributor Editions Montparnasse

Technical information

  • Aspect ratio1,37:1
  • Printed film format35 mm
  • Original sound mixMono
  • Production1965
  • Release date for France03/25/1966
  • CategoryFeature film
  • ColorColors
  • LanguageRussian
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