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The Priestess

2007, Hayfilm Studio (The National Cinema Center of Armenia), Symphony Studios, USA, 108 min. (2955 m), color
Prod.: M. Metcalfe III, S. Ekshyan, Ts. Shakhbazyan, K. Vardanyan, V. Chaldranyan, Scr.: A. Aghasaryan, V. Chaldranyan, Dir./Art Dir./Cost. Des./Edit.: V. Chaldranyan, Dir. of Phot.: V. Ter-Hakobyan, R. Vatinyan, Set Des.: V. Sedrakyan, Sculptor: G. Geghamyan, Make-up: N. Khachatryan, Music by: D. Simonyan, M. Harutyunyan, N. Kartashyan, A. Gevorgyan, Music for Vocal Parts: Anet, Performed by: Anet, Sound: B. Hinton, Y. Sayadyan, Asst. Dir.: V. Hakobyan, H. Baghdasaryan, Dir. Crew: K. Bastajyan, V. Shoghikyan, A. Yedigaryan, M. Abrahamyan, A. Abrahamyan, K. Harutyunyan, Z. Kyosayan, Ye. Manukyan, Cam.: H. Mandunyan, A. Davtyan, Cam. Crew: A. Tadevosyan, A. Musayelyan, M. (A.) Tadevosyan, A. Krbashyan, K. Hovhannisyan, S. Martirosyan, Video Cam.: P. Nazaryan, Comp. Edit.: K. Baghinyan, Sound Edit.: K. Zakaryan, Dep. Prod. Manag.: H. Yepiskoposyan, Sh. Avetisyan, Prod. Manag.: A. Khachatryan, Gen. Manag.: H. Julhakyan.
US Crew: M. Dansiger, B. Morse, B. Hinton, A. Chaldranyan, T. Nau, R. Kapos, K. Rogers, S. Fitzsimon, N. Lanier, J. Soraki, T. Cowley, T. Post, E. Paccard, A. Oganesyan.
Leading Actress: Priestess – R. Vit Mesropyan.
Supporting Actors: Historian – V. Chaldranyan, Senor
Priest – K. Janibekyan, Professor – A. Elbakyan, Minister – H. Harutyunyan, Teo – H. Babakhanyan, Priestess’s Father – K. Jangiryan, Khosrovidukht – M. Sargsyan, Gregory the Illuminator – Y. Kostanyan, Priestess as a Child – T. Mesropyan, Priestess’s Son – T. Tsaturyan, Queen Ashkhen – L. Mesropyan, King Tiridates – J. Topalyan, Numb Actors – H. Ter-Karapetyan, S. Simonyan, R. Yeranosyan, Priests – J. Sargsyan, V. Makvetsyan, H. Panosyan, A. Eknosyan, S. Zakaryan, A. Hovsepyan, G. Arzumanyan, M. Stepanyan, A. Sargsyan, A. Kirakosyan, G. Abrahamyan, M. Melkonyan.
Bit-Part Actors: B. Hovhannisyan, C. Horstka, L. Hovhannisyan, A. Hovhannisyan, Zh. Hovakimyan, A. Dallakyan, L. Grigoryan, S. Mushadyan, H. Asatryan, A. Karapetyan, A. Poghosyan, V. Kasuni, H. Baghdasaryan.

Armenia in the 4th century A.D., adopting Christianity. A priestess of a pagan temple falls in love with a mortal man, provoking the God’s wrath. The beloved dies, yet the priestess, alien to the new faith, is condemned to eternal suffering.