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Assignment Berlin (1982)

The young Soghomon Tehlirian stands trial in Berlin for his assassination of Talaat Pasha, a former leader of the Young Turks, who in 1915 were responsible for the systematic extermination of 1.5 million Armenians in the Ottoman Empire.

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Soghomon Tehlirian
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Talaat Pasha
Roger Jackson ...
Gorton
Michael Carroll ...
Torch
Gerald Pap ...
Hawk
Joe Penberthy ...
Koining
Michael Kermoyan ...
Morgenthau
Herand Markarian ...
Lapaius
James Reynolds ...
Enver
Koko Satamian ...
Azmi
Gayne Hovsepian ...
Ani
Rube Weiss ...
Levine
Bryan Melvin ...
Lamberg
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Frau Schneider
Evelyn Orbach ...
Frau Kilian
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The young Soghomon Tehlirian stands trial in Berlin for his assassination of Talaat Pasha, a former leader of the Young Turks, who in 1915 were responsible for the systematic extermination of 1.5 million Armenians in the Ottoman Empire.

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19 February 1982 (Armenia)  »

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$1,000,000 (estimated)
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Governer of Michigan William Milliken honored director Hrayr Toukhanian with an executive proclamation praising him for having shot the entire movie in Michigan. Scenes of Assignment Berlin (1982) were filmed in the old German sections of Detroit and its suburbs. The reenactment of Soghomon Tehlirian's trial was shot in the historic Masonic Temple. [Asbarez, Dec.2016] See more »

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Title Card: In 1915 the "Young Turk" Party of the Ottoman Empire, under the leadership of Talaat, Enver, and Djemal, methodically and systematically exterminated one and one-half million Armenians.
Title Card: "... the Turkish government began and ruthlessly carried out the infamous massacre and deportation of Armenians in Asia Minor. The clearance of the race from Asia Minor was about as complete as such an act, on a scale so great, could well be." - Sir Winston Churchill
Title Card: This film is based on an actual ...
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