Ashik Kerib



"Ashik Kerib" (1988) is based on an Azeri love story, a fairy tale by Sergei Paradjanov's favourite Russian poet Mikhail Lermontov. "Ashik Kerib" was screened at the Venice Film Festival, New York Film Festival and won the European Film Academy's Felix Award. The film is dedicated to Andrei Tarkovsky.

THE CAST:

Yuri Mgoyan
Sofiko Chiaureli
Ramaz Chkhikvadze
Konstantin Stepankov Adamov
Veronique Matonidze
Baia Dvalishvili
David Dovlatian
Levan Natroshvili
Slava Stepanian
Nodar Dugladze
Dodo Abashidze

THE CREW:

Sergei Parajanov (director)
Dodo Abashidze (credited as co-director)

Gia Georgy Badridze (screenwriter)
Mikhail Lermontov (story)

Dzhavanshir Kuliyev (composer)

Albert Yavuryan (cinematographer)

Sergei Parajanov (production designer)
Gogi Aleqsi-Meskhishvili (co-production designer)
Shota Gogolashvili (co-production designer)
Niko Zandukeli (co-production designer)

E. Magalashvili (costumes)

Gary Kuntsev (sound)

ASHUGI QARIBI FOREIGN LANGUAGE TITLES:

Ashik Kerib (English)
Achik Kerib, conte d'un počte amoureux (French)
Conte sur un počte amoureux (French)
Asik Kerib - storia di un ashug innamorato (Italian)
Kerib, der Spielmann (German)
The Hoary Legends of the Caucasus (English)
The Lovelorn Minstrel (English)

 


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