The Color of Pomegranates


Watch The Color of Pomegranates (1969)

The biography of the Armenian troubadour Sayat Nova (King of the Song), one of the greatest masterpieces of the 20th century, "The Color of the Pomegranate" by Sergei Parayanov, reveals the life of the poet more thanks to his poetry than the conventional narrative of important events in the life of Sayat Nova. We see the poet grow up, fall in love, enter the monastery and die, but these events are depicted in the context of Sergei Parajanov's imaginations and Sayat Nova's poems, poems that are seen and rarely heard. Sofiko Chiaureli plays 6 roles, both men and women, and Sergei Parayanov writes, stages, edits, choreographs, works on costumes, design and decor and practically every aspect of this revolutionary work.... Show more

For me The Color of Pomegranates - was the biggest surprise of the year 1969. I really recommend to see and put The Color of Pomegranates on the list of the best films, because The Color of Pomegranates certainly deserve it. I will tell you something. I ended up watching it four times whole movie online in the web, almost without breaks. The Color of Pomegranates filled me with difficult to explain energy got me so immersed in it. I really like film music, this movie's pure strip. Easily the movie with the best dialogues ever. The Color of Pomegranates is one of the best possible choice for a saturday evening with cinema.... Show more

Release: 1969
Duration: 79 min
IMDb Rating: 7.7