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SPITAK

by Alexander Kott

synopsis

Spitak tells the story of the most devastating and largest (in terms of casualties) Armenian earthquake that happened on December 7, 1988. This day went down in history as the day of a horrible disaster, which claimed the lives of over 25,000 lives and left more than half a million people homeless.

original title: Spitak
country: Armenia, Russian Federation
year: 2018
genre: fiction
directed by: Alexander Kott
film run: 98'
screenplay: Marina Sochinskaya
cast: Lernik Harutyunyan, Hermine Stepanyan, Alexandra Politic, Oleg Vasilkov, Alexander Kuznetsov, Martun Ghevondyan, Olivier Pages, Joséphine Japy, Konstantin Poyarkin, Dmitry Mulyar
cinematography by: Pyotr Dukhovskoy
film editing: Olga Grinshpun, Nikolay Ryakhovsky
art director: Oleg Ukhov
costumes designer: Elena Ushakova
music: Serg Tankian
producer: Tereza Varzhapetian, Elena Glikman
production: Telesto-Film (RU)
backing: The Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation (RU), The Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Armenia (AM), The National cinema center of Armenia (AM), TV Channel RUSSIA-1 (RU), EURIMAGES
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