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HOMAGE TO CHAGALL - THE COLOURS OF LOVE

Canada, 1977 (MIFF 1978)

Director: Harry Rasky

This is an intimate look at Marc Chagall's life, his imagination and above all, his love: 'Only love interests me, Chagall has said, '”and I am only in contact with things that revolve around love "

Director Harry Rasky's script is based on Chagall's autobiography and poetry, and the film includes an interview with the artist himself . Over 1000 of Chagall's paintings murals stained glass windows and tapestries are shown, expressing his wonderstruck response to the magic of light and life, his visions and his dreams.

Silver Prize, Festival of the Americas Jury Award, San Francisco

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