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Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors

1964 Rated NR 1hr 37m

Set against the panoramic Carpathian Mountains in western Ukraine, director Sergei Parajanov's episodic epic traces the life of a villager named Ivan (Ivan Mikolajchuk), whose obsession over a lost love leads to further tragedy. Plunging into despair after his soul mate drowns while trying to save a stray lamb, Ivan mourns for months but later rejoins the world and weds another woman (Tatyana Bestayeva) -- who eventually betrays him.

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Movie Details

Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1


English, Spanish (Neutral), French

Closed captioned


Language and sound

Ukrainian: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access.