The Guardian of Tsughrut
The Guardian of Tsughrut

The Guardian of Tsughrut

Director Mariam Ohanyan

Production year 2014

Length 17min.

Country Armenia

SYNOPSIS

The Holy Gospel was created by scribe Hovhannes on parchment in 974 A. D. in Erzerum. During the Russian-Turkish war Archbishop Karapet led the migration of Armenian families from Erzerum to Akhaltskha including Anakhas, the representative of the Saponjian family, who rescued the Gospel of Hovhannes throughout four years of looting and plunder on the way to Tsughrut. The Gospel consists of 195 parchment sheets has silver binding depicting Jesus and the Apostles as well as scenes from the Bible. The villagers are convinced that the Holy Gospel is the guardian of the village and do not allow to take it out of the village.

CAST & CREW

Mariam Ohanyan
Mariam Ohanyan

Director

Producer

Mariam Ohanyan

Script

Mariam Ohanyan

Director of Photography

Samvel Babasyan, Mariam Ohanyan

Sound

Levon Hakhverdyan

Edit

Samvel Mkrtchyan

FILMS 2015