1937 (2007) DVD5
Two chapters, two epochs, one story. One is the 1937, the apogee of the Stalinist purges in Yerevan, in the Soviet Armenia, the year when Nora Dabagyan's father, a political dissident was arrested. The other is 2006, the circumstantial story of the arrest related by the old woman, affectionately known as Baboulia, who was a very young girl in 1930s. The tense question between these two sides is how to transmit and what the images and sensations should be conveyed?
Two parts are clearly defined. The first, fictional, silent, is made up of impressions and sensations. The second, more documentary, is build on the words of the old woman. But the two time periods cross over, the stories and the words mix up. The film is homage to transmission and memory.

DVD5 | PAL 4:3 | 00:44:09 | 2.49 Gb + 3% rec
Language: English
Subtitles: none
Genre: Documentary

Director: Nora Martirosyan
Cast: Nune Garibyan, Maria Jaroyan
Country: Armenia, France

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