Zamallu (Shahali Bridge)
1928, Haykino, 107min. (2970m), b/w, silent
First teatrical screening: 20.01.1930.
Scr./Dir. I.Perestiani, Dir. of Phot. A.Stanke, Cam. G.Beknazaryan (Garosh), Art Dir. M.Arutchyan, Asst.Dir. Ye.Gerardi, Prod.Manag. Kh.Abrahamyan.
Cast: Artashes – V.Vardanyan, village girl – O.Maysuryan, peasant – A.Harutyunyan, workers – Kh.Abrahamyan, M.Garagash, officer – D.Kipiani, Duke – N.Mamulashvilli, organ-grinder – K.Karalashvilli, Niniko – Ye.Kafieva as well as L.Sargsyan and A.Lyubosh.
The Bolsheviks fight in the gorge of Zamallu to take the control of a strategically important bridge. The events of the film involve the period of the Civil war just before the establishment of the Soviet rule in Armenia.