THE SOLDIER AND THE ELEPHANT
THE SOLDIER AND THE ELEPHANT

THE SOLDIER AND THE ELEPHANT

Director Dmitry Kesayants

Production year 1977

Length 79min.

Country Armenia

SYNOPSIS

An Armenian soldier during WWII is sent with an unusual assighnment to bring an elephant from Germany to the Yerevan Zoo.

CAST & CREW

Dmitry Kesayants
Dmitry Kesayants

Director

Script

Eduard Akopov,Dmitry Kesayants

Director of Photography

Levon Atoyants

Production designer

Mikayel Antonyan

Music by

Yuri arutyunyan

Sound

Eduard Vanunts

Edit

Valentina Haykazyan

Cast

Mher Mkrtchyan,L. Shtrimaytite,V. Rindin,Hovik Vanyan

Production company(ies)

Hayfilm Studio

Dmitry Kesayants

(1931, Yerevan – 2001, Yerevan) Worked in a farm (1945 - 1949). In 1950 he graduated from the Yerevan Pedagogical College, worked as an actor at the Theatre for Young Audience. In 1963 graduated from the Directing Department of All-Soviet State Institute of Cinema (VGIK), Kozintsev's master class. Since 1963 worked for Hayfilm Studio.


Filmography

The Master and the Servant (1962), The Yerevan Nuclear Center (1964), Avdo's Car (1966), Good Morning (1967), My Native Town (1968), Confession in Love (1969), King Chakh-Chakh (1969), A Shot on the Border (1970), Song of Eternity (1972), A Man from “Olympus” (1974), Inspiration (1975), The Soldier and the Elephant (1977), The March of Our Forefathers (1980), The Fire (1983), The Expected Rider (1984), Illusion (1987), The Damned (1991), Disaster (1993), Victory Day (1995)