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Avetik (1992)

Set around the central figure of an Armenian trying to forge a life in the West the film offers a series of impressions of Armenian history.

Director:

Don Askarian

Writer:

Don Askarian
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Cast

Cast overview:
Alik Asatryan Alik Asatryan ... Avetik
Mikhail Stepanyan Mikhail Stepanyan ... Young Avetik
Karen Dzhanibekyan Karen Dzhanibekyan ... Refugee
Eduard Saribekyan Eduard Saribekyan ... Kuchak
Samvel Ovazaryan Samvel Ovazaryan ... Armenian King
Geno Lechner ... Journalist
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Set around the central figure of an Armenian trying to forge a life in the West the film offers a series of impressions of Armenian history.

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Genres:

Drama

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Country:

Armenia | Germany

Language:

Armenian

Release Date:

21 October 1993 (Netherlands) See more »

Also Known As:

Аветик See more »

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Please see more professional opinions about this film, for example by DAPHNE ABEEL: "Askarian has a style and a message that cannot be ignored. If you see his films, you will not forget them, and you will never mistake them for a work by someone else.Mirror-Spectator On-Line. 01. 23. 2002" Or by LINDA BLACKABY: "AVETIK (...) is unlike any film in recent memory with its superb images and challenging, metaphoric structure. This film will certainly be seen as a watershed in post Soviet Cinema. Or by GIOVANNI FAZIO (The Japan Times): "A gorgeous and mesmerizing film,"Avetik" both thrills the eyes and boggles the mind."


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