They Are to Live
1960, Hayfilm Studio, 87 min. (2382 m), b/w
First teatrical screening: 06.06.1961.
Scr. A.Aghababov, L.Vagharshyan, S.Rizaev, Dir. L.Vagharshyan, Dir. of Phot. A.Jalalyan, Art Dir. R.P.Babayan, H.Mekinyan, Compos. E.Hovhannisyan, Sound E.Vanunts, First Asst.Dir. A.Hayrapetyan, G.Musheghyan, Asst.Cam. K.Mesyan, L.Atoyants, Cost.Des. R.S.Babayan, Make-up Kh.Zahalyan, Edit. G.Miloserdova, Prod.Manag. R.Saroyan.
Cast: Gurgen Aramyan – G.Tonunts, Petrosyan – D.Malyan, Vova – S.Margaryan, Masha – A.Badalyan, Stepan – V.Bryleyev, Marfa – M.Blinova, old man – A.Beniaminov, Ostap – P.Vesklyarov, Sashko – L.Barashkov, Arnold – F.Yavorsky, Natasha – D.Stolyarskaya, aunt Tanya – O.Lebzak, Lyuba – Ye.Muratova, Kostya – Ye.Agafonov, Marchello – S.Davidyan, Vazgen Aramyan – P.Luspekaev, Dmitri Petrovich – A.Solovyev, Anya – R.Makagonova, Grisha – G.Yukhtin, colonel – M.Belousov.
Two brothers were separated after the Armenian genocide of 1915. One of them shows up across the ocean, the other dies during the Great Patriotic War (World War II). The brothers, who survived, returns to Armenia and looks for the children of his late brother.