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Hostages

1991, Hayfilm (Armenfilm) Studio, drama, 89min. (2474m), color, premiere – 11.10.1991.
Scr. E.Payazatyan (Payazat) (co-Scr. K.Zurabova and V.Sukhachevsky), Dir. S.Israelyan, Dir. of Phot. R.Vatinyan, Art Dir. R.S.Babayan, Compos. M.Israelyan, Sound I.Ordukhanyan, First Asst.Dir. H.Hakobyan, Cost.Des. M.Maksapetyan, Set Des. V.Panosyan, Make-up V.Asatryan, Sec.Asst.Dir. M.Galstyan, Asst. Cam. A.Khachatryan, K.Karapetyan, Edit. S.Vatinyan, S.Gabrielyan, Scr.Edit. D.Muradyan, admin. crew: Yu.Mehrabyan, H.Aslibekyan, E.Lazaryan, Prod.Manag. G.Nahapetyan, S.Usepyan, text of the songs by D.Hovhannes, H.Beyleryan.
Cast: Gevorg Adamyan – L.Kukulyan, Mirzoyan – G.Balyan, Andrey Lukich – I.Kashintsev, Suren – T.Nersisyan, Mariam – K.Sukiasyan (Kocharyan), Arshak – H.Harutyunyan, Gayane – G.Igityan, Anna – M.Gabrielyan, Lilit – V.Zangieva, Lendrush – A.Harutyunyan, police officer – A.Hunanyan, Vanunts – L.Sarkisov, Levon – G.Gabrielyan, fortune teller – H.Yeremyan.
In the episodes: R.Mansuryan, P.Mikayelyan, Sh.Ha-mamjyan, J.Babayan, D.Smbatyan, A.Orbelyan, M.Khe-koyan, A.Hakobyan, A.Yedigaryan, V.Manukyan, A.Martirosyan, V.Tadevosyan, S.Abrahamyan, S.Hovhannisyan, L.Manukyan, S.Harutyunyan, S.Ginossyan.

The hero of the film, Gevorg Adamyan, is a man of power who enjoys many privileges and is guided throughout his life by the slogan “the purpose justifies the means.” This enables him always to stay at the top of the pyramid but, at the same time, gradually ruins him as a person and brings unhappiness to his own family, destroying the lives of his close friends and relatives.