Head of Revcom, The
1977, Hayfilm Studio, historical-revolutionary drama (based on S.Zoryan’s story of the same name, financed by Moscow Central TV), 83min. (2300m), color, premiere – 18.04.1978.
Scr. G.Hayryan, Dir. H.Margaryan, Dir. of Phot. A.Jalalyan, Art Dir. A.Shakaryan, Compos. E.Mirzoyan, Sound Yu.Sayadyan, First Asst.Dir. R.Khostikyan, Cam. I.Jalalyan, Cost.Des. G.Nalchajyan, G.Manukyan, Edit. R.Yeranyan, Scr.Edit. S.Hasmikyan, Prod.Manag. V.Ghochikyan.
Cast: Mirakyan – K.Jangiryan, staff head – G.Manukyan, Vergine, chairman’s wife – K.Sukiasyan, Suren Aslanyan – V.Msryan, Ruben Aslanyan – V.Chaldranyan, Atayan – I.Gharibyan, dashnak minister – A.Santrosyan, teacher – L.Sharafyan, dashnak colonel – A.Khachatryan, “kulak” (rich farmer) – S.Babayan, villager – A.Hovhannisyan, mother of Aslanyan family – V.Mirijanyan.
The film depicts the first years of Soviet rule in Armenia. The hero of the film is the head of the Revcom (Revolutionary Committee) in a town, in which not everybody is resigned to the new rule.