The Last Inhabitant
The Last Inhabitant

The Last Inhabitant

Director Jivan Avetisyan

Production year 2016

Length 82min.

Country Armenia/Lithuania/Sweden/Lebanon/USA


In an Armenian village, evicted in the result of the Armenian-Azerbaijani conflict, Abgar stays behind all alone in a gradually shrinking enemy ring. He is waiting for his daughter, who has become a witness to her husband’s murder by an angry mob and was hospitalized with a mental disorder. An Azerbaijani named Ibrahim, for finding and bringing Abgar’s daughter, suggest that he work on the construction of a mosque. A few days later, Ibrahim finds the girl, named Yurga, in one of the psychiatric hospitals of Baku and brings her to Abgar.


Jivan Avetisyan
Jivan Avetisyan



Masis Baghdasaryan, Gevorg Gevorgyan, Kestutis Drazdauskas


Tsovinar Khachatryan, Masis Baghdasaryan

Director of Photography

Tigran Khachaturyan

Production designer

Nahapet Sargsyan, Anton Keshishyan

Music by

Serj Tankian


Curtis Frisch


Eimantas Belickas


Alexander Khachatryan, Homayoun Ershadi, Sandra Dauksaite-Petrulene, Sos Janibekyan, Dimitra Chatoupi, Anne Bedian, Armen Grayg, Narine Petrosyan, Babken Chobanyan, Elfik Zohrabyan

Production company(ies)

Fish eye art Cultural Foundation, Apt. 41, bld. 2, Kievyan Street, Yerevan, Armenia

Jivan Avetisyan

In 2002-07, Jivan Avetisyan studied in the Yerevan State Institute of Theatre and Cinema, Feature Films Directing Department. In 1996-97, he worked in Stepanakert Dramatical Theatre after V. Papazyan, and in 1998-99 - in Stepanakert TV as light engineer, then as TV programs director. In 2003-09, he worked at Yerkir Media TV as TV films and programs director, in 2009-2014 - as head director. In 2014, Jivan Avetisyan founded the Fish Eye Art Cultural Foundation and became its General Manager. He filmed a number of short, documentary and feature films. His films Broken Childhood, Tevanik and theproject of The Last Inhabitant were presented at Cannes Film Market, as well as received international awards.


Karabakh - A Hidden Treasure (2011), Broken Childhood (2013), Tevanik (2014), The Last Inhabitant (2016).

FILMS 2016