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Mother (1991)

Mayrig (original title)
At the beginning of the 20th century there was a genocide where about 1.5 million Armenians were killed by the Turkish. This is a movie about the life of a simple Armenian family who became... See full summary »

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Araxi (Mayrig)
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Hagop
Nathalie Roussel ...
Gayane
Isabelle Sadoyan ...
Anna
Jacky Nercessian ...
Apkar
Richard Berry ...
Araxi (voice only)
Cédric Doucet ...
Azad age 7
Tom Ponsin ...
Azad age 12
Stéphane Servais ...
Azad age 20
Serge Avedikian ...
Vaksen Papasian
Jean-Pierre Delage
Michèle Bardollet ...
Madeleine
Christian Barbier ...
Father Pignon
Patrick Timsit
Nicolas Silberg ...
Lawyer
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At the beginning of the 20th century there was a genocide where about 1.5 million Armenians were killed by the Turkish. This is a movie about the life of a simple Armenian family who became refugees in a foreign country among foreign people.

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One of the best movies I have ever seen.
7 November 2007 | by (Ireland) – See all my reviews

This movie is about an Armenian family who was forced to leave his homeland in order to escape certain death from Turkish army during Armenian Genocide in Ottoman Empire. This movie is a masterpiece not only because it is based on real happenings and that with the story of one family it represents the story of survival of the whole nation but also because it shows, in a very sensitive way, the life of one man from his difficult but happy childhood until the very heights of his successful career. It demonstrates that the care and unity within family are the cornerstones of the happiness, even when you pass through the hardest times. It is about the sacrificial care and boundless love of every Father and every Mother for their child. And nothing is more important for a person in his life than to make his parents proud and happy.


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