Namus
Namus

Namus

Director Hamo (Hambardzum) Beknazaryan

Production year 1925

Length 66min.

Country Armenia

SYNOPSIS

Seyran and Susan, a young couple, fall victim to patriarchal prejudice. The first Armenian feature film.

CAST & CREW

Hamo (Hambardzum) Beknazaryan
Hamo (Hambardzum) Beknazaryan

Director

Script

Hamo Beknazaryan, based on the novel of the same title by Alexander Shirvanzade

Director of Photography

Sergei Zabozlaev

Production designer

Valerian Sidamon-Eristov, Mikhail Surgunov

Cast

Hovhannes Abelyan, Hasmik, Olga Maysuryan, Hrachya Nersisyan, Avet Avetisyan, Nina Manucharyan, Samvel Mkrtchyan

Production company

Haykino

Hamo (Hambardzum) Beknazaryan

sed to be a professional sportsman. In 1918, he graduated from the Moscow Commercial Institute. Since 1914, Hamo Beknazaryan (Amo Bek) starred in Russian films, he was one of the stars of Russian silent cinema. In 1921, he was the head of the film section of Narkompros of Georgia, later became a director of Goskinprom of Georgia. He 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 2015