My Heart Is in the Highlands
1975, Hayfilm Studio, drama (based on W.Saroyan’s play of the same name and story “White Horse Summer”, financed by Moscow Central TV), 70min. (1929m), color, premiere – 22.04.1976.
Scr. P.Zeytuntsyan, B.Hovhannisyan, Dir. L.Grigoryan, Creative Adviser Yu.Yerznkyan, Dir. of Phot. S.Israelyan, Art Dir. R.S.Babayan, Compos. A.Babajanyan, Sound K.Kurdiyan, First Asst.Dir. Rom.Zhamharyan, Cost.Des. K.Andranikyan, Set Des. R.Abovyan, Make-up V.Asatryan, Visual Effects: Cam. S.Martirosyan, Des. H.Hovhannisyan; Edit. R.Yeranyan, Scr.Edit. V.Meliksetyan, Prod.Manag. V.Ghochikyan.
Cast: Johnny – G.Sahakyan, Ben-Alexander – Sos Sargsyan, grandmother – A.Asryan, Jasper Mac-Gregor – N.Gritsenko, Mr. Kozak – I.Smoktunovsky, John Byron – A.Sherents.
In the episodes: A.Ajemyan, Ts.Vardazaryan, L.Vardanyan, A.Topchyan, R.Martirosyan, Ye.Nersisyan, R.Abovyan, M.Kechoghlyan, A.Nersisyan.
The film takes us back to the years of World War I. It depicts a family of Armenian immigrants, living in the USA. They preserve honestly and decently in memory of their ancient homeland.