THE LIGHTHOUSE
THE LIGHTHOUSE

THE LIGHTHOUSE

Director Maria Sahakyan

Production year 2006

Length 78min.

Country Russia

SYNOPSIS

Lena was born in a small Caucasian town and she left to seek for her fortune in Moscow. But she has to go back home because a war has broken out in her native town where her grandparents still live.

CAST & CREW

Maria Sahakyan
Maria Sahakyan

Director

Producer

Anton Melnik

Script

Givi Shavgulidze

Director of Photography

Maksim Drozdov

Music by

Kimmo Pohjonen

Sound

Philipp Lamshin

Edit

Alexey Nazarchuk,Maria Sahakyan

Cast

Sos Sargsyan, Anna Kapaleva, Sofiko Chiaureli, Olga Yakovleva, Sergey Danielyan

Production company

Andreevsky Flag Film Company

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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