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Northern Rainbow

1960, Hayfilm Studio, 87  min. (2379 m), b/w
First teatrical screening: 15.03.1961.
Scr. H.Kochar, Dir. A.Hay-Artyan, Dir. of Phot. A.Jalalyan, Art Dir. M.Arutchyan, S.Andranikyan, Compos. E.Hovhannisyan, Sound E.Vanunts, Asst.Dir. A.Samvelyan, G.Musheghyan, Make-up P.Aschyan, Kh.Zahalyan, Asst. Art. R.S.Babayan Edit. G.Miloserdova, Prod.Manag. H.Vopyan.
Cast: Griboedov – L.Frichinsky, bishop Nerses – H.Nersisyan, Vardan – M.Harutyunyan, Khachatur Abovyan – A.Soghomonyan, General Paskevich – V.Balashov, General Krasovsky – A.Smirnov, Abbas Mirza – B.Nersisyan, Alla-yar-khan – G.Janibekyan, Hasan-khan – A.Alexeyev, Nune – V.Varderesyan, Shair-Niazi – Kh.Nazaretyan, Manushak – L.Tumanyan, general Yermolov – N.Barmin, Puschin – A.Makshantsev, Lachinov – O.Chubays, McDonald – Yu.Vannovsky, Omar-agha – G.Ashughyan, Vardanik – H.Hovhannisyan.
In the episodes: A.Avetisyan, H.Avagyan, Ts.Amerikyan, O.Buniatyan, V.Marguni, G.Aslanyan, H.Garagash, A.Adamyan, Zh.Eloyan, V.Marenkov, N.Rusinov, A.Petrosyan, L.Mosyan, H.Zaryan, A.Nersisyan, N.Gevorgyan.

The film is about the peace-making activities of a Russian writer and diplomat, Alexander Griboedov, in Teheran during the Russian-Persian war in the early 19th century. It is about his attempts to help the Armenians slated to die. Griboedov was brutally killed by the Persians, however, the peace contract prepared by him was enforced. Consequently, the heroes of the film, Manushak and Vardanik, are able to return to their homeland.