Pepo, an honest fisherman, struggles against a cunning trader who has cheated him. Pepo is the first Armenian sound film.
CAST & CREW
Director of Photography
Valerian Sidamon Erisov, Sergey Safaryan
Hrachya Nersisyan, Avet Avetisyan, Grigor Avetyan, Hambardzum Khachanyan, Tatyana Makhmuryan, David Malyan
(1892 - 1965) . Hamo Beknazaryan used to be a professional sportsman. In 1918, he graduated from the Moscow Commercial Institute. Since 1914, Beknazaryan starred in Russian films, he was one of the stars of Russian silent cinema. In 1921, Beknazaryan was the head of the film section of Narkompros of Georgia, later he became a director of Goskinprom of Georgia. Hamo Beknazaryan is the founder of Armenian cinema.
Patricide (At the Pillory, 1923), Lost Treasures (1924), Namus (1925), Natella (1925), Shor and Shorshor (1926), Earthquake in Leninakan (1926), Zare (1926), Evil Spirit (1927), Khaspush (1927), House on the Volcano (1928), Seville (1929), Leather (1930), Cotton (1930), Nairi Country (1930), Igdenbu (1930), A Man with an Order (1932), Pepo (1935), Zangezur (1938), Sabukhi (1941), Daughter (1942), David Bek (1943), Anahit (1947), A Girl from Ararat Valley (1950), The Second Caravan (1950, not accomplished), Soviet Armenia (1950), House-warming (1954), Nasreddin in Khodjent or Charming Prince (1959).