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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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Film describing life of the Armenians rescued from genocide
13 May 2001 | by (Erevan,Armenia) – See all my reviews

You may watch this film and not pay so much attention on it. But being Armenian, you would understand the whole meaning which the author wanted to explain. If you are not Armenian, you would never understand the tragedy of our people.As in the beginning of our century about 1,5 million people were killed and this is a film which describes the life of a simple Armenian family which could rescue. They rescued and started to live an absolutely different life in a foreign country among foreign people. Watching this film, the parts describing the genocide my eyes get wet,as I know that all this horror really took place.I read a lot about it. Children,pregnant women,the old were cut with jataghans. the turkish soldiers and kurdist bandits cut noses,ears,lips of the priests,people from big villages were killed in a day.And so on, and so on. Forgive them,God.Now we are to live with this tragedy in our hearts.Our grandfathers were killed.And till now the Turkish dare to say that there was no genocide and even the Armenians made a genocide,meanwhile many countries in the world realizing everything proved this fact in their parlaments. "Mayrig" is a tragic film making each Armenian person think about his life.I feel that this film gave me a lot.Thanks to the makers of "Mayrig".


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