The Silence of Pelešjan wishes to portray a memory: one of the work of Armenian filmmaker Artavazd Peleshyan. A memory of his films and of their creation, a memory of cinema and of its relation with mankind, with its life, its mind, its emotions and with the unceasing, endless paths that intertwine one with the other.

Director’s biography

Pietro was born in Caserta in 1976 and attended the Accademy of fine arts,  where he studied painting. In 2007 he realized the documentary Crossing the Line, presented at the Venice International Film Festival, which revealed him internationally as author. In 2009 he has directed the award-winning film The Mouth of the Wolf. In 2011, he made The Silence of Pelešjan, presented as a special event at the 68th Venice film Festival, it participated at many international festivals.


The Silence of Pelesjan (doc.)
Director: Pietro Marcello
Country: Italy, Russia
Year: 2011.
Runtime: 52′
Language: Italian, Russian
Cast: Artavazd Peleshian, Enrico Ghezzi, Aleksandra Khokhlova 
Production: Zivago Media, Kinesis Film, Rai Cinema
In Focus: Pietro Marcello

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