Lost In Armenia


About the director: Armenian-French actor and filmmaker Serge Avedikian is a director, writer and producer from Yerevan, Armenia. The school attended the French school of her hometown but moved with her family to France when she was 15 years old. He had his premiere performance at the stage as he attended the Conservatory of Dramatic Art in Meudon, France. After studying, he works with students at the Paris Conservatory and goes to production and acting waters in theaters, movies and television. In 1988 he founded his production company, but continues to direct some of his films including Paradzhan (2013) and Chicken with Plums (2011), and his short film Chienne d'histoire (2010) wins the prestigious Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival.


Content: Jean-Paul Bolzec went on to perform his performance for a French company in Azerbaijan. After the performance, Bolzec's taxi fails on the way to the airport and remains abandoned on the desert road, miles away from civilization. Without noticing it, it crosses the border in Armenia; A country that had been in the war with Azerbaijan for years. A relaxed and self-confident man finds himself in a country he does not know, with a language that is not clear to him and with an abstraction he does not understand, and soon realizes that they have replaced him with someone else because people celebrate his coming as a new apparition of Christ.


Original title: Celui qu'on attendait (2016)


Language: French, Armenian


Duration: 90 min


Country: France, Armenia


Producer: Frédéric Niedermayer


Co-Producers: Frédéric Jouve, Philippe Delarue


Script: Serge Avedikian, Jean-François Dérec


Editing: Alexandra Strauss


Photo Director: Boubkar Benzabat


Director: Serge Avedikian


Starring: Patrick Chesnais, Arsinée Khanjian, Robert Harutyunyan, Nikolay Avétisyan, Stephan Ghambaryan