“Metzarents” is the story of Vahag, a young Armenian-American who reconnects with his long dormant Armenian roots when he is offered to play the role of the poet Misak Metzarents in a play. Vahag is a struggling actor in Los Angeles who lives with his Asian-American girlfriend Hanna who is also a struggling actress. As Vahag goes deeper and deeper into preparation for his role, his relationship with his girlfriend slowly starts to deteriorate, causing a crisis in Vahag’s life leading him to question what is true happiness.
written and directed by Hayk Hambartsum
starring Raffi Barsoumian
produced by Shahe Barsoumian
cinematography by Alik Barsoumian
art director Elna Kordijan
make-up artist Suzan Zeytuntsyan
edited by Robert Lee