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Ashik Kerib

Based on a story by Russian author Mikhail Lermontov, Ashik Kerib has the texture of an ancient, oft-told tale. Yuri Mgoyan stars as a wandering troubadour, working the provinces. He spends 1000 days and nights on the road, entertaining whenever and wherever he can. Mgoyan's itinerant lifestyle seemingly has little purpose, but it does. At the end of those 1000 days and nights, he hopes to have accumulated enough money to afford a wedding - if his bride is willing to wait. - Hal Erickson, Rovi

Year: 1988
Genre: Art House Cinema, Russian Cinema
Country: Russia
Director: Sergei Paradjanov
Starring: Yuri Migoyan, Sofiko Chiaureli
Duration: 74 Minutes
Rating: PG
Subtitles: Yes
7.5/10
Location in store: Foreign (Russia)
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