CHRISTMAS

Synopsis

2002, Short, color, 6min, 16mm

Relates how a five year-old girl puts a tiny Christmas tree into a fish bowl on the New Year’s Eve of 1937. Suddenly NKVD officers rush in, to scan the flat, and they start to break the fish bowl to pieces savagely... 2002. A white-haired old woman awakes from the racket of the broken fish bowl and brutal memories.

Festivals: Kinoshock IFF, Roshd IFF etc.


Cast & Crew

Written and Directed by
Arsen Azatyan, Narine Mkrtchyan
DoP
Armen Khachatryan
Music by
Aram Khachaturyan
Starring
Rita Hovhannisyan, Irina Marchenko, Valery Melkonyan, Aleksandr Ordoyan
Produced by
Arsen Azatyan, Narine Mkrtchyan

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