Gor Baghdasaryan

Gor Baghdasaryan



Gor Baghdasaryan is an Armenian director, writer, producer and actor. He began his career in the early 1980s and has since become a prominent figure in the Armenian film industry. He is known for his work on films such as "The Wedding", "The Pomegranate Garden" and "The Line".

Gor Baghdasaryan was born in Yerevan, Armenia in 1959. He graduated from Yerevan State Institute of Theatre and Cinematography in 1984. He is known for his creative approach to storytelling and has been recognized for his achievements in the film industry with several awards.

Gor Baghdasaryan's first feature film, "The Wedding", was released in 1991. This film was critically acclaimed and won the FIPRESCI Award at the Moscow International Film Festival. It was also nominated for the Golden Bear at the Berlin International Film Festival. His second feature, "The Pomegranate Garden", was released in 1994 and won the Special Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival.

In 1998, Gor Baghdasaryan wrote and directed "The Line", a drama about Armenian-Azerbaijani relations. The film was praised for its portrayal of the complex and often strained relationship between the two countries. It was nominated for the Grand Prix at the Istanbul International Film Festival and won the Best Screenplay award at the Montreal World Film Festival.

Gor Baghdasaryan has also written and directed several short films, including "Is There a Place for Me Here?" (2003), "The Hanging Garden" (2005) and "The Tent" (2011). He has also acted in several of his films, including "The Line" (1998), "The Pomegranate Garden" (1994) and "The Wedding" (1991).

Gor Baghdasaryan is an important figure in the Armenian film industry, and his work has been praised for its powerful storytelling and creative approach to filmmaking. He continues to work in the film industry, and his latest feature film, "The Sand Storm", was released in 2020.


June 8, 1988

Place of birth

Yerevan, Armenia

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