Cost of Return, The
1983, Hayfilm Studio (financed by Moscow Central TV), war adventure, 91min. (2520m), color, premiere – 14.12.1983.
Scr. L.Brutyan, A.Verdyan, Dir. G.Melik-Avagyan, Dir. of Phot. A.Melkumyan, Art Dir. V.Podpomogov, Compos. J.Ter-Tadevosyan, Sound E.Vanunts, First Asst.Dir. A.Aharonyan, Cost.Des. G.Nalchajyan, Make-up V.Asatryan, Sec.Asst.Dir. G.Sahakyan, N.Mkrtchyan, Asst.Cam. A.Zohrabyan, A.Davtyan, Visual Effects: Cam. S.Martirosyan, Des. H.Hovhannisyan; Edit. V.Haykazyan, Scr.Edit. D.Muradyan, Prod.Manag. V.Ghochikyan.
Cast: Hayk – A.Adamyan, Bogaevsky – B.Dvorzhetsky, Marina – V.Yakunina, Genka – V.Ilyin, Sergey – P.Morozenko, Shtelman – Yu.Bebrish, Kribel – V.Tomkus, Ditrich – Yu.Kiselyus, Zimmer – S.Siparis.
In the episodes: V.Petrovsky, D.Pisarenko, R.Roma-nauskas.
The film takes us back to Crimea, during Nazi occupation. The film tells us about how Hayk Margaryan, a member of an underground organization, saves a painting by Aivazovsky, which Hitler’s soldiers tried to smuggle from Theodosia.