5 Dreamers and a Horse

Filmstill 5 Dreamers and a Horse

5 Dreamers and a Horse

5 yerazoghnery yev dzin
Vahagn Khachatryan, Aren Malakyan
Doc Alliance Award
Documentary Film
Armenia,
Germany
2022
82 minutes
Armenian
subtitles: 
English
No Premiere

The four people introduced by Aren Malakyan and Vahagn Khachatryan in their debut feature-length film embody the contrasting faces of Armenia today. Some of them are making plans for the future that might even be realised, others strive for seemingly unattainable ideals. What unites them all is the dream of a self-determined life – a near-impossibility in a country where the government tries to control everything and everyone.

Melania, in her mid-sixties, works as a lift operator in a Yerevan hospital and longs for a late career as a cosmonaut. In a way, she seems to be an anachronistic remnant of the Soviet age. The deep country, still ruled by ancient traditions and ideas of happiness, is represented by the farmer Karen, who is looking for the best of all possible wives. And Amasia and Sona own the night over the roofs of the capital. They are part of a new generation ready to fight for a future in which some liberties can be obtained despite a suffocating patriarchy. Occasionally amused, but never judgmental, the two filmmakers watch their native country dream.

Lina Dinkla

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21.10.
#532
CineStar 5
5 Dreamers and a Horse
No discount needed - costs 6,50€ in general
21.10.2022
CineStar 5
#532
5 Dreamers and a Horse
No discount needed - costs 6,50€ in general
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22.10.
#621
CineStar 4
5 Dreamers and a Horse
No discount needed - costs 6,50€ in general
22.10.2022
CineStar 4
#621
5 Dreamers and a Horse
No discount needed - costs 6,50€ in general
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Vahagn Khachatryan
Aren Malakyan
Vahagn Khachatryan
Eva Blondiau
Vahagn Khachatryan
Aren Malakyan
Andranik Sahakyan
Jonathan Darch
Federico Delpero Bejar
Avet Terteryan
Rafael Tunyan

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Main Contact
Vahagn Khachatryan
vahagnxach@gmail.com