FAREWELL
FAREWELL

FAREWELL

Director Maria Sahakyan

Production year 2003

Length 27min.

Country Russia

SYNOPSIS

It is a story of memories, farewell and forgiveness told by means of feelings and images.

CAST & CREW

Maria Sahakyan
Maria Sahakyan

Director

Script

Maria Sahakyan,Narine Zolyan

Director of Photography

Aleksandr Kuznetsov

Production designer

Ivana Krcadinac

Sound

Philipp Lamshin

Edit

Maria Sahakyan

Cast

Mikayel Vatinyan, Anahit Mkhchyan, Ani Smbatyan, Sergei Danielyan,.

Production company

VGIK

Maria Sahakyan

In 1992, she and her family moved to Russia. In 1996, she gained entrance to the film directing and animation department of Moscow All-Rusiian University of Cinematography (VGIK), Vladimir Kobrin’s workshop. In 2000 - 03, she made a series of mini-films for a multimedia encyclopedia about WWII and a few experimental short films. Maria graduated in 2003 with a degree project The Farewell, which was premiered at Rotterdam IFF in Europe and Telluride IFF in USA. In 2007-08, Maria started developing the project Gumry1946, which is telling personal stories from Armenian people and also started writing the script of I’m Going To Change My Name, which was awarded by B2B, Belgrade, DAB at the Golden Apricot IFF and was selected to participate in the TorinoFilmLab Development programme 2009.


Filmography

The Game (short, 2000), The Farewell (short, 2003), The Lighthouse (2006), Terranova (2009), Nahodka (2010, short), Entropy (2012), I’m Going to Change my Name (2013).

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