The Land of Holy Rites
The Land of Holy Rites

The Land of Holy Rites

Director Edgar Baghdasaryan

Production year 2002

Length 63min.

Country Armenia


The Land of Holy Rites - A poetic journey into the Early Christian Era. This film follows the birth of Christianity through a spiritual meditation, from the famous Acropolis in Athens, to the majestic ruins of the Roman Empire, to the sandstone churches of Cappadocia, and the ancient cathedrals of the Near East (Jerusalem, Turkey, Iran and Armenia).


Edgar Baghdasaryan
Edgar Baghdasaryan



Manuk Gevorgyan


Edgar Baghdasaryan

Director of Photography

Vahagn Ter-Hakobyan

Music by

Ara Torosyan


Rima Stepanyan

Edgar Baghdasaryan

Graduated from Veterinary Institute of Yerevan in 1985. He created his first amateur film when he was sixteen. Since 1988 he has worked in Hayfilm and Haik Film Studios, at first as an assistant director, then as a film director. His films were presented in international film festivals in Moscow, Gothenburg, Montreal, Varna, Magdeburg, Toulouse, San Francisco, Buenos Aires, Tokyo, etc.


Games (1990), Flow (1997), The Land of Holy Rites (2001), Mariam (2005), From Ararat to Zion (2009).

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