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Ambavi Suramis tsikhisa (1984)
The Legend of the Suram Fortress

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Feature Film , Drama, 9 Part, 2333 Meter (88 Minutes) 
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Directors: Dodo Abashidze, Sergei (Sarqis) Parajanov
Screenplay: Vaja Gigashvili
Director of Photography: Yuri Klimenko
Production Design: Aleqsandr Janshiev 
Music: Jansug Kakhidze
Sound: Gari Kuntsevi
Editing: M. Ponomarenko
Cast: Veriko Anjafaridze (Vardo), Dodo Abashidze (Osman Aga), Sophiko Chiaureli (Vardo), Dudukhana Tserodze, Tamar Tsitsishvili, Givi Tokhadze, Abesalom Loria, Zurab Kipshidze (Durmishkhani), Levan Uchaneishvili, Mzia Arabuli, Nodar Dugladze, Lela Alibegashvili, Tamaz Danelia, Giorgi (Gia) Burjanadze, Gegi Gujejiani, Paata Baratashvili, V. Mdoian, Malkhaz Gurgenashvili, Manana Tskhovrebova, Gari Ambartsumov, Vladimer Chitishvili, G. Abaishvili, G. Tugushi, V. Kirilenko, Elene Kipshidze, Olia Janiashvili, O. Didebulidze, T. Arjanov, L. Arjanov, Nino Chkheidze, S. Santunini, K. Molashkhia
 

The movie is a free interpretation of Daniel Chonkadze’s famous story. Vardua’s groom Durmishkhan decides to leave home in quest of the work. Durmishkhan turns out to be lucky. He gets a lucrative job and marries a well off woman. Vardua gets desperate by Durmishkhan’s loss and turns into a fortune-teller. After many years she takes revenge on Durmishkhan. At her advice the village entombs Durmishkhan’s son in one of the walls of the Surami fortress alive.

Translation was provided by The Georgian National Film Center

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