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The Legend of the Suram Fortress

Ambavi Suramis tsikhitsa | ამბავი სურამის ციხისა

Soviet Union, United States, 1985
Drama, History


Based on a Caucasus Mountains legend that tells of the repeated efforts of the Georgian people to construct a fortress against invaders. The fortress continues to collapse until a fortune-teller recalls a prophecy: a handsome young man must be walled inside alive in order for the building to stand.

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The Legend of the Suram Fortress Directed by Sergei Parajanov, Dodo Abashidze

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