The film about Artsakh is a co-production of Armenia, Belgium and France. It is the director’s first full-length feature film, Kinoashkharh.am reports.
Armenia has contributed 43,000,000 drams to the film production, according to the Union of Cinematographers of Armenia. As a result of exceptional professional work, Eurimages, which Armenia is a member of, also took part in the filmmaking process, it said.
"In general, this unique success has been the result of long-term hard and serious professional work. Both Armenian and the other participating production teams have done huge work,” the union said.
Large-scale film shootings have taken place in Artsakh, with Armenian creative and technical support teams involved in the film production, the union added.
On Wednesday, organizers announced a lineup of 56 films meant to represent the official Cannes 2020 selection had it not been cancelled by the coronavirus pandemic.