Avdo’s Car
Avdo’s Car

Avdo’s Car

Director Dmitry Kesayants, Director of Photography Levon Atoyants

Production year 1966

Length 32min.

Country Armenia

SYNOPSIS

The first driver of an automobile in old Yerevan struggles with coachmen during the years of Sovietization.

CAST & CREW

Dmitry Kesayants
Dmitry Kesayants

Director

Script

Valter Aramyan, Dmitry Kesayants

Director of Photography

Levon Atoyants, Sergey Israelyan

Production designer

Sargis Arutchyan, Mikayel Arakelyan

Music by

Edgar Hovhannisyan

Sound

Zanik Muradbekyan

Edit

Valentina Haykazyan

Cast

Mayis Gharagyozyan, Silva Aslan¬yan, Hovhannes Msryan, Ivan Griku¬rov, S. Mkhitaryan, Murad Kostanyan, Gevorg Voskanyan, Zhirayr Pe¬trosyan, Armen Khostikyan

Production company

Hayfilm Studio Pushkin Str. 38 0010 Yerevan Armenia

Dmitry Kesayants

Dmitry Kesayantsոorked in a farm (1945 - 1949). In 1950, he graduated from the Yerevan Russian Pedagogical College, worked as an actor at the Theatre for Young Audience. In 1963, Dmitry Kesayantsgraduated from the Directing Department of the Moscow All-Union State Institute of Cinematography (VGIK, Kozintsev's master class). Since 1963, he worked for Hayfilm Studio.


Filmography

The Master and the Servant (1962, short), The Yerevan Nuclear Center (1964, doc.), Avdo's Car (1966, short), Good Morning (1967, doc.), My Native Town (1968, doc.), Confession in Love (1969, doc.), King Chakh-Chakh (1969, short), A Shooting on the Border (1970), Song of Eternity (1972, doc.), The Man from Olympus (1974), Inspiration (1975), The Soldier and the Elephant (1977), The March of Our Forefathers (1980), The Fire (1983), The Expected Rider (1984), Illusion (1987), The Damned (1991), Disaster (1993), Victory Day (1995, doc.)


Director of Photography Levon Atoyants
Director of Photography Levon Atoyants

Director

Director of Photography Levon Atoyants

Born 09.09.1930 in Tbilisi. 1951-54 - studied in LIKI (Leningrad Institute for Cinema Engineers). Since 1955 - has been working at Armenfilm Studio as a cameraman and director of photography.


Filmography

1966 - Avdo's Car, co-cam. (along with S.Israelyan), short, 1966 - From the Times of Hunger, short, 1970 - Morgan's Relative by Marriage, 1970 - A Spring of Heghnar, 1972 - Return , 1973 – Chaos, 1975 - Our Daily Water, 1977 - The Soldier and the , Elephant, 1977 - Stone Valley, 1978 - Exile 011, 1979 - Mher Mkrtchyan: Monologoue, doc., 1980 - The Big Win, 1981 - Eastern Dentist, 1983 - A Funny and a Sad Man, doc., 1983 - A Burning Lantern, 1983 - Echmiadzin, doc., 1984 - Catholicos of All Armenians, doc., 1984 - An Expected Rider, 1985 - Philharmony of Lisitsians, doc., 1986 - Soul of the Earth, doc., 1987 - A Drugstore on the Crossroads, 1987 - The Art of Armenia , doc., 1987 - On the Bottom, 1987 - The Word, short, 1988 - Secret Advisor, 1990 - Zoravar Andranik, co-cam (along with S.Martirosyan), doc., 1991 - Servant of Eternity, doc., 1992 - Where Were You, Man of God?, 1993 - Catastrophe, co-cam. (along with A.Mkrtchyan), 1996 - Azat Sherents, doc.

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