We Just Wanted To Be Happy
We Just Wanted To Be Happy

We Just Wanted To Be Happy

Director Seg Kirakossian

Production year 2014

Length 56min.

Country Armenia


We Just Wanted to Be Happy is a film about a mother's powerful and invincible might. It all started with a phone call to a wrong number, she became acquainted with a detainee. A few short months later they decide to get married. The wedding takes place in a Penitentiary. Shortly thereafter, to avoid social stigma and personal issue, her parents and the in-laws kick her out of their homes. Who will be triumphant? Will society dishearten this young couple and split them apart? How do they meet and communicate with one another? When will the husband be freed from the penitentiary? In what conditions will the child be raised? This film tries to answer those questions.


Seg Kirakossian
Seg Kirakossian



Seg Kirakosyan


Seg Kirakosyan

Director of Photography

Albert Sargsyan


Sona Khachikyan


Karine Vardanyan

Seg Kirakossian

Got a profession of documentary film director at Yerevan State Institute of Theatre and Cinema. Currently doing PhD at the same institute. Directed films in Armenia, Turkey, Czech Republic. This year Seg has launched two new documentary films. One of them is related with the theme of Armenian Genocide and the shootings took place in the cities of historycal Armenia.


Home Is Where Your Heart Is (2008), Wandering in the Zahrad's World (2011), Do You Need Me? (2014), We Just Wanted to Be Happy (2014).

FILMS 2014