Edmond Keosayan

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Edmond Keosayan
Born Edmond Gareginovich Keosayan
October 9, 1936(1936-10-09)
Gyumri, Armenia, USSR
Died April 21, 1994(1994-04-21) (aged 57)
Moscow, Russia
Occupation Director, Screenwriter
Years active 19641988
Spouse Laura Gevorgyan
Children David Keosayan (b. April 10, 1961)
Tigran Keosayan (b. January 4, 1966

Edmond Keosayan (Armenian: Էդմոնդ Քյոսայան; Leninakan, now Gyumri, October 9, 1936 - Moscow, April 21, 1994[1]) was an Armenian Soviet movie director and musician. From 1954 to 1956 Keosayan studied in Plekhanov Moscow Institute of Economy. From 1956 to 1958 he studied in Yerevan Fine Arts and Theatre Institute. In 1964, he graduated from the Directing Department of VGIK (E.Dzigan's master class). Since 1964 Keosayan has been a director at Mosfilm Studio. He has worked worked a few times for Armenfilm Studio. He was also a Master of Ceremonies of the Soviet State Variety Orchestra. His films are mainly in the Armenian and Russian languages.

Filmography[change | edit source]

  • 1964: Why are you quiet Maxim? (Gde ty teper, Maxim?)
  • 1966: The Elusive Avengers (Neulovimye mstiteli/Неуловимые мстители)
  • 1968: The New Adventures of the Elusive Avengers (Novye priklyucheniya nuelovimykh/Новые приключения неуловимых)
  • 1971: The Crown of the Russian Empire or Once again the Elusive Avengers (Korona Rossiyskoy imperi, ili snova neulovimykh
  • 1973: Tghamardik (Russian: Muzhchiny, English The Men)
  • 1975: Moratsvatz heqiatneri kirtche (Russian: Ushchele pokinutykh skazok, English: The Canyon of Deserted Tales)
  • 1975: When September comes (Kogda nastupayet sentyabr)
  • 1978: Huso Astgh (Star of Hope, Russian: Zvezda nadezhdy, alternative Armenian title: Mkhitar sparapet)
  • 1980: Legend tzaghratzui masin (Russian: Legenda o skomorokhe, English: Legend of the Clown)

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