Avdo's Car
Avdo's Car

Avdo's Car

Director Dmitry Kesayants

Production year 1966

Length 32min.

Country Armenia


The first driver of an automobile in old Yerevan struggles with coachmen during the years of Sovietization.


Dmitry Kesayants
Dmitry Kesayants



Valter Aramyan, Dmitry Kesayants

Director of Photography

Levon Atoyants, Sergey Israelyan

Production designer

Sargis Arutchyan, Mikayel Arakelyan

Music by

Edgar Hovhannisyan


Zanik Muradbekyan


Valentina Haykazyan


Mayis Gharagyozyan, Silva Aslanyan, Hovhannes Msryan,Ivan Grikurov,S. Mkhitaryan, Murad Kostanyan, Gevorg Voskanyan, Zhirayr Petrosyan, Armen Khostikyan

Production company(ies)

Hayfilm Studio

Dmitry Kesayants

(1931, Yerevan – 2001, Yerevan) Worked in a farm (1945 - 1949). In 1950 he graduated from the Yerevan Pedagogical College, worked as an actor at the Theatre for Young Audience. In 1963 graduated from the Directing Department of All-Soviet State Institute of Cinema (VGIK), Kozintsev's master class. Since 1963 worked for Hayfilm Studio.


The Master and the Servant (1962), The Yerevan Nuclear Center (1964), Avdo's Car (1966), Good Morning (1967), My Native Town (1968), Confession in Love (1969), King Chakh-Chakh (1969), A Shot on the Border (1970), Song of Eternity (1972), A Man from “Olympus” (1974), Inspiration (1975), The Soldier and the Elephant (1977), The March of Our Forefathers (1980), The Fire (1983), The Expected Rider (1984), Illusion (1987), The Damned (1991), Disaster (1993), Victory Day (1995)

FILMS 2011