King Chakh-Chakh
King Chakh-Chakh

King Chakh-Chakh

Director Dmitry Kesayants

Production year 1969

Length 35min.

Country Armenia


Based on the fairy-tale by Hovhannes Tumanyan. Inept rulers are mocked.


Dmitry Kesayants
Dmitry Kesayants



Levon Budaghyan, Dmitry Kesayants

Director of Photography

Armen Mirakyan

Production designer

Aleksandr Shakaryan

Music by

Martin Vardazaryan


Martun Hovakimyan


Hrachya Kostanyan,Norayr Gevorgyan,Azat Sherents, Paruyr Santrosyan

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)

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