WIND OF OBLIVION/ QAMIN UNAYNUTYAN
WIND OF OBLIVION/ QAMIN UNAYNUTYAN – Armenia – Soviet Union, 1990, 97 min., Drama
Director: Harutyun Khachatryan
Writers: Harutyun Khachatryan, Mikayel Stamboltsyan
Cast: Rouben Hakhverdian, Gevorg Aghegian, V. Ananyan, Haig Katchadrian
Two friends decide to visit friends who left Armenia since long in search of happiness and their own better welfare.
One of the best films made in Armenia. Kamin Ounaynoutian (The Wind of Vanity in Armenian) is the title of the famous song of Ruben Hakhverdian – the poet and composer. He is playing himself. Touring along dying Soviet Union, meeting friends emigrated from their land, he tries to understand the personal motives that brought those people to disharmony with their native society.