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Exactly 100 years after the Armenian Genocide, a theatre director stages a play to bring the ghosts of the past back to life.
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Cast

Credited cast:
Simon Abkarian ... Simon
Angela Sarafyan ... Angela
Sam Page ... James
Nikolai Kinski ... Tony
Jim Piddock ... Jeffrey
Debra Christofferson ... Lillian
Courtney Halverson ... Lucky
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Christopher Clausi Christopher Clausi ... Protester
Gail Cook ... Death March Mom
Myles Cranford ... Ray
Marc Forget ... Ticket Holder
Robert Hallak ... Armenian Protest Leader
David Imani ... Turkish Protester
Mercy Malick ... Radio Voice
Sunny Suljic ... Gabriel
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In 2015, exactly 100 years after the Armenian Genocide, a theatre director (Simon) is staging a play at the Los Angeles Theatre to honor the victims of that tragedy -- a horrifying crime forgotten and denied for an entire century. But as protesters surround his theatre, and a series of mysterious accidents spread panic among his actors, we realize that Simon's mission is more controversial than we think -- and the ghosts of the past are everywhere.

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English

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23 April 2015 (Russia) See more »

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$30,448, 17 April 2015, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$96,682, 13 September 2015
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Bloodvine Media,Strongman See more »
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A solid movie well worth watching
4 October 2015 | by ondurSee all my reviews

While this might not be the move Armenians are looking for, in terms of the movie that will tell the world about what happened in 1915, while this is not Shindler's List for the Armenian people, it's something just as important. It's not about what happened in the past. It's about how the past affects the present. Is history dead? Does 1915 matter today? These are the defining questions of this particular movie, and these are questions that should concern not just Armenians, but all conscious thinking people. It's time we stop treating history as something that has happened and is gone, but rather an ongoing force that must be reckoned with.


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