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PIROSMANI

Пиросмани

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Directed by Giorgi Shengelaya
Soviet Union, 1969
Drama

Synopsis

This Soviet film is a biography of the Georgian primitive artist Nikoloz Pirosmanishvili (1862–1918), better known as Pirosmani, who died of starvation and sold his paintings to bars and restaurants for food and drink. The film experiments with color control techniques based on the painter’s style.

Synopsis

This Soviet film is a biography of the Georgian primitive artist Nikoloz Pirosmanishvili (1862–1918), better known as Pirosmani, who died of starvation and sold his paintings to bars and restaurants for food and drink. The film experiments with color control techniques based on the painter’s style.

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PirosmaniDirected byGiorgi Shengelaya

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Awards & Festivals

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BFI London Film Festival
1973 | Winner: Sutherland Trophy
Chicago International Film Festival
1974 | Winner: Best Feature (Gold Hugo)

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