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Teach genocide!Teach genocide! Kurdistan and Hayastan - Hand in Hand: Zare (1927) from Armenia

Thursday, August 7, 2008

Zare (1927) from Armenia

Zare is a movie about the a kurdish nomad boy and his girlfriend struggle for their right to a happy love. It talked about the life of Kurdish Yazidi nomads on the Soviet Union borders (Turkish Kurdistan at 1915).

Typical nomad enviroment in northern Kurdistan

The movie is a silent, 72-minute, black-and-white film. The movie was produced and recorded in Soviet Armenia (1927) , directed/written by Amo Bek-Nazaryan and produced by Armenkino.

Amo out as a professional athlete, but became one of the major stars of Russian cinema, having begun starring in films in 1914. In 1918 he graduated from the Moscow Commercial Institute. In 1921 he became the head of the film section of Narkompros of Georgia and later a director of Goskinprom of Georgia. He is the founder of Armenian cinema.

M. Tadevosian ... Zare (as Tenazi)
Hrachia Nersisyan ... Saydo
Avet Avetisyan ... Slo
Olga Gulazyan ... Lyatif khanum
Manvel Manvelyan ... Msto
Nina Manucharyan ... Nano
Hambartsum Khachanyan ... Khdo
M. Garagash ... Temur-bek
Aram Amirbekyan ... Clerk
Sh. Guramashvili ... Police-officer
Amasi Martirosyan ... Zurba
M. Aghamalov ... Sheikh
N. Barres ... Head of Uezd
N. Aghambekyan ... Zare's girlfriend
S. Gevorgyan ... Zurba's wife

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