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Mother (1991)

Mayrig (original title)
In 1915 a genocide happened in the Ottoman Empire and about 1.5 million Armenians were systematically murdered by the government of the Young Turks. This is a movie about the life of a ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Araxi (Mayrig)
... Hagop
Nathalie Roussel ... Gayane
Isabelle Sadoyan ... Anna
... Apkar
... 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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In 1915 a genocide happened in the Ottoman Empire and about 1.5 million Armenians were systematically murdered by the government of the Young Turks. This is a movie about the life of a simple Armenian family, who survived. They became refugees in a foreign country among foreign people. Written by Anonymous

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Générique Mayrig
Duduk Performed by Lévon Minassian
(p) by Une Musique
©by Carthago Films
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Just a Single Word: "MASTERPIECE"!!!
12 December 2001 | by See all my reviews

A piece of art from the talented director Henry Vernoil.A great distortion of truth.A perfect self-sided view to such an important event.The film totally smells "hate&revenge".The trick that telling the story as the real memories of his own parents is so wise.A "Must See" film for Armenians, but only for Armenians!


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