Aurora's Sunrise

  1. Overview
  2. Fact Sheet

A teenage girl goes from genocide survivor to Hollywood star. Losing her family, escaping slavery, enduring trauma, and Hollywood greed, Aurora travels a very long way to tell the world about her people's tragedy. Her courage long forgotten, Aurora's odyssey is revived through this unique testimony, archive footage, and the magic of animation.

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: Aurora's Sunrise

    Directed by: Inna SAHAKYAN

    Country: Armenia, Germany, Lithuania

    Year of production: 2022

    Running time: 01 h 36 min 12 s

  • Technique

    Category: Feature film contrechamp

    Techniques used: cut-outs, 2D computer, diverse techniques

    Version: Original Armenian version English subtitles

    Process: Colour

    Target public: Adults, Young adults

  • Credits

    Directed by: Inna SAHAKYAN

    Production: BARS MEDIA, Vardan HOVHANNISYAN, GEBRÜDER BEETZ FILMPRODUKTION, Christian BEETZ, ARTBOX LAISVALAIKIO KLUBAS, VS!, Justé MICHAILINAITÉ

    Artistic direction: Tigran Arakelyan

    Script: Inna Sahakyan, Kerstin Meyer Beetz, Peter Liakhov

    Animation: Tigran Araqelyan, Šarūnas Vyštartas, Meinardas Valkevičius, Lusine Chergeshtyan

    Music: Christine Aufderhaar, Additional Music: Andranik Berberyan, Garegin Arakelyan

    Sound: Tigran Kuzikyan

    Editing: Ruben Ghazaryan

    Voice: Arpi Petrossian

    Other credits: Lead Illustrator: Gediminas Skyrius Lead Character Artist: Rimas Valeikis