Director Hamo Beknazaryan

Production year 1926

Length 72min.

Country Armenia


The narrative of the film is about a Kurdish errand life in Transcaucasia and their struggle against the Tsardom officials. A Kurdish boy and his girlfriend defend their right to a happy life and love.


Hamo Beknazaryan
Hamo Beknazaryan



Hamo Beknazaryan

Director of Photography

Arkadi Yalovoy, Garosh Beknazaryan

Production designer

Mikhail Surgunov


Maria Tadevosyan (Tenazi), Hrachya Nersisyan, Avet Avetisyan, Olga Gulazyan, Mikayel Manvelyan, Nina Manucharyan, Hambardzum Khachanyan, Mkrtich Garagash, Aram Amirbekyan

Production company(ies)


Hamo Beknazaryan

Hamo Beknazaryan used to be a professional sportsman. In 1918, he graduated from the Moscow Commercial Institute. Since 1914, Hamo Beknazaryan (Amo Bek) starred in Russian films, he was one of the stars of Russian silent cinema. In 1921, he was the head of the film section of Narkompros of Georgia, later became a director of Goskinprom of Georgia. He 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).

FILMS 2016