Pepo
Pepo

Pepo

Director Hamo Beknazaryan

Production year 1935

Length 88min.

Country Armenia

SYNOPSIS

Pepo, an honest fisherman, struggles against a cunning trader who has cheated him. Pepo is the first Armenian sound film.

 

CAST & CREW

Hamo Beknazaryan
Hamo Beknazaryan

Director

Script

Hamo Beknazaryan

Director of Photography

Dmitry Feldman

Production designer

Valerian Sidamon Erisov, Sergey Safaryan

Music by

Aram Khachaturyan

Sound

Nikolay Pisarev

Cast

Hrachya Nersisyan, Avet Avetisyan, Grigor Avetyan, Hambardzum Khachanyan, Tatyana Makhmuryan, David Malyan

Production company

Hayfilm Studio

Hamo Beknazaryan

(1892 - 1965) . Hamo Beknazaryan used to be a professional sportsman. In 1918, he graduated from the Moscow Commercial Institute. Since 1914, Beknazaryan starred in Russian films, he was one of the stars of Russian silent cinema. In 1921, Beknazaryan was the head of the film section of Narkompros of Georgia, later he became a director of Goskinprom of Georgia. Hamo Beknazaryan is the founder of Armenian cinema.


Filmography

Patricide (At the Pillory, 1923), Lost Treasures (1924), Namus (1925), Natella (1925), Shor and Shorshor (1926), Earthquake in Leninakan (1926), Zare (1926), Evil Spirit (1927), Khaspush (1927), House on the Volcano (1928), Seville (1929), Leather (1930), Cotton (1930), Nairi Country (1930), Igdenbu (1930), A Man with an Order (1932), Pepo (1935), Zangezur (1938), Sabukhi (1941), Daughter (1942), David Bek (1943), Anahit (1947), A Girl from Ararat Valley (1950), The Second Caravan (1950, not accomplished), Soviet Armenia (1950), House-warming (1954), Nasreddin in Khodjent or Charming Prince (1959).

FILMS 2013