DOK Leipzig 29 October – 4 November 2018
61st International Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animated Film
DOK Leipzig Film Festival

The Moon the Sun and the Musketeers

The Moon the Sun and the Musketeers

The planted stone tub under the arcade looks beautiful; out in the street someone is trying to start his vehicle. And what’s this, behind that column? The tail of a dog? We see unobtrusive but well-composed images with the people (mostly elderly) blending in – quietly and idiosyncratically. Scratching lottery tickets and chopping wood, drinking coffee and sitting on benches. Until at night the village becomes haunted …

Carolin Weidner


Original Title: The Moon the Sun and the Musketeers
Country: Armenia, Portugal
Year: 2017
Language: _without dialogue
Subtitle: _without dialogue / subtitles
Runtime: 20 min.
Format: DCP
Color: Colour
Director: Vahagn Khachatryan
Producer: Erika Winkler (Doc Nomads, Golden Apricot)
Cinematographer: Vahagn Khachatryan, Rajan Kathet
Editor: Tigran Baghinyan, Vahagn Khachatryan
Sound: Vasco Pimentel, Katherina Harnack
Script: Vahagn Khachatryan

The annotations to the films in the Official Selection were written by the members of the selection committee and guest authors. All quotes from DOK Leipzig 2018 catalogue articles must be identified as such and cite the author's name. All articles where no author’s name is given are production notes.