I CAME TO LEAVE
I CAME TO LEAVE

I CAME TO LEAVE

Director Arus Hakobyan

Production year 2018

Length 20min.

Country Armenia

SYNOPSIS

 

Now everything is dying for Satenik in the space dear to her, and she wishes to die here. The film shows how an old woman feels after she had to move from her native village, native house. Moreover it shows how much all these things and places, dear to her, mean. Satenik has 7 sons. Even though she realizes that none of her sons, grandchildren and great grandchildren need this house in the small, disappearing village, deep in her heart, she still hopes that one of them will come to live here and take care of everything. She herself came to leave.

 

CAST & CREW

Arus Hakobyan
Arus Hakobyan

Director

Producer

Arus Hakobyan

Script

Arus Hakobyan

Director of Photography

Arus Hakobyan

Sound

Vano Arsenishvili

Edit

Arus Hakobyan

Production company

Chai Khana

Arus Hakobyan

She works as a journalist in the Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty Armenian Service. She has 7 years of multimedia journalistic experience in Armenia. Currently she contributes to Chai Khana as a short documentary filmmaker, which started in 2016. She has a bachelor’s degree in Journalism, and two master degrees in Diaspora Studies (Yerevan State University), and Journalism and Media Management (Georgian Institute of Public Affairs). As a young filmmaker, her career started in 2015, as a student at the Georgian Institute of Public Affairs where she participated in a Documentary Filmmaking Course.


Filmography

When I was Four (2015), Gaspari (2016), I Came to Leave (2017).

FILMS 2018