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Assignment Berlin (1982)

Not Rated | | Drama | 19 February 1982 (Armenia)
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.

Director:

Hrayr Toukhanian

Writer:

Sona Toukhanian (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Eddie Mekka ... Soghomon Tehlirian
Val Avery ... Talaat Pasha
Roger Jackson Roger Jackson ... Gorton
Michael Carroll Michael Carroll ... Torch
Gerald Pap Gerald Pap ... Hawk
Joe Penberthy Joe Penberthy ... Koining
Michael Kermoyan Michael Kermoyan ... Morgenthau
Herand Markarian Herand Markarian ... Lapaius
James Reynolds James Reynolds ... Enver
Koko Satamian Koko Satamian ... Azmi
Gayne Hovsepian Gayne Hovsepian ... Ani
Rube Weiss Rube Weiss ... Levine
Bryan Melvin Bryan Melvin ... Lamberg
Joyce Feurring ... Frau Schneider
Evelyn Orbach 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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Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

Not Rated
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Country:

USA | Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 February 1982 (Armenia) See more »

Also Known As:

Asignatura Berlín See more »

Filming Locations:

Detroit, Michigan, USA See more »

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Budget:

$1,000,000 (estimated)
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

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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