“Why Serge Avedikian…? He’s a fine actor and talented director. He was awarded Palme d'Or in Cannes. Avedikian personally knew Parajanov, they communicated in Tbilisi.”
– Olena Fetisova
French Armenian film maker and actor Serge Avedikian will embody Sergei Parajanov in the identical film being the co-chair of the film at the same time. In 2010 Avedikian was awarded Palme d'Or from Cannes film festival. In a few days Avedikian will travel to the capital city of Ukraine, Kiev, where preparations are held. The creative group of the film includes co-chairs Olena Fetisova from Ukraine, Roman Balayan, Serge Avedikian.
In a talk with “Radio Liberty” the producer and director of the film Olena Fetisova told they have been ling searching for the person who would embody Sergei Parajanov. The casting was a tough one.