The Armenian-language film shown in the framework of YSU Cultural Center's Cinema Club is a joint production of Armenia and Iran. The film was shot with the financial support of the National Cinema Center of Armenia and the Cinema Foundation of Farabi. Let us note that the film is currently being shown only in cinema houses.
Film of the Iranian filmmaker of Armenian origin Anahit Abadi tells about a woman who wants to forget the dark and hard history of her life years ago. She goes away with her daughter from Yerevan to Artsakh. But the past persists everywhere.
The film was shot in Artsakh. The main actors include Narine Grigoryan, Shant Hovhannisyan, Marjan Avetisyan, Rosy Avetisova, Sergei Tovmasyan, Vrezh Kassouni, Tigran Davtyan, Naran Petrosyan, Evelina Adamyan, Marat Davtyan and others.
Director of YSU Cultural Center Karine Davtyan welcomed the audience at the beginning of the film screening. She said that this year this film will be presented in the nomination "Best Foreign Language Film" at Oscar Annual Awards.
A discussion was held then by film director Anahit Abadi, main actress Narine Grigoryan and Sergey Tovmasyan.
In an interview with us, Anahit Abadi said that the idea of the film originated in 1999, when she first visited Dadivank: "At once, it was a desire to shoot a film with such a plot and similar scenario."
During the discussion, representatives of the creative team of the film also answered students' questions.