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Apricot Groves (2016)

Aram, the Iranian Armenian youth who has immigrated to the US in childhood returns to Armenia for the first time to propose to an Armenian girlfriend Aram met and lived with in the US. Aram... See full summary »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Hovhannes Azoyan Hovhannes Azoyan ... Arman
Samvel Sarkisyan Samvel Sarkisyan ... Father
Narbe Vartan Narbe Vartan ... Aram
Azadeh Esmaeilkhani Azadeh Esmaeilkhani ... Nurse
Pedram Ansari Pedram Ansari ... Vartan
Edgar Manucharyan Edgar Manucharyan ... Barman-Airport
Allison Gangi Allison Gangi ... Bride
Tamara Grigoryan Tamara Grigoryan ... (voice)
Janna Hakobyan Janna Hakobyan ... Airport-Information
Arshak Navoyan Arshak Navoyan
Araik Sargsyan Araik Sargsyan ... Uncle
Grigori Musheghyan Grigori Musheghyan
Lili Margaryan Lili Margaryan
Vahe Hakobyan Vahe Hakobyan
Henri Hakobyan Henri Hakobyan
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Storyline

Aram, the Iranian Armenian youth who has immigrated to the US in childhood returns to Armenia for the first time to propose to an Armenian girlfriend Aram met and lived with in the US. Aram sees many cultural, religious, and national differences on the one day trip, but harder obstacles are ahead.

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Plot Keywords:

armenia | apricot | lgbt | yerevan | iranian | See All (6) »

Genres:

Drama | Romance

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Details

Country:

Armenia

Language:

Armenian | English

Release Date:

4 March 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Voćnjak kajsija See more »

Filming Locations:

Yerevan, Armenia See more »

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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital (Dolby 5.1)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

APRICOT GROVES won best of fest award at 5th Speechless Film Festival 2017 - Minnesota ,USA See more »

Soundtracks

Dried Garden
Written by 'Garegin Arakelyan'
Performed by 'Andranik Manukyan'
Produced by Gata Band
Courtesy of Three Gardens Records
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