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Jacob Is Ready

A poignant tale of family, longing, and the power of memory.


Tatevik Galstyan’s short drama film is a profoundly emotional exploration of life, regret, and the complexities of assisted suicide. In ‘Jacob Is Ready’ Hrant Alianak delivers a powerful and heartbreaking performance as Jacob, a terminally ill man facing his final moments with his family. The film skillfully navigates the delicate subject of assisted suicide, shedding light on its impact not only on the individual but also on the entire family.

What sets this film apart is its poignant portrayal of Jacob’s regret, beautifully depicted through evocative flashbacks to his childhood in Armenia. These glimpses into his homeland are captured with breathtaking imagery, painting a vivid picture of the place he longs to return to. The entire cast delivers emotionally charged performances, adding depth and authenticity to the narrative.

Dave Murray’s cinematography seamlessly transitions between intimate bedside scenes and sweeping shots of the Armenian landscapes, enhancing the film’s visual impact. Levon Tevanyan’s musical composition further elevates the film, evoking a rich sense of nostalgia and deepening the audience’s emotional connection.

‘Jacob Is Ready’ is a touching ode to Armenia and a profound meditation on life, love, and the choices we make. Galstyan’s direction, coupled with outstanding performances and stunning visuals, creates a deeply moving cinematic experience that resonates long after the credits roll.

Jacob is Ready


Runtime: 15 min
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