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Based on a true story, Drama, Period and Historical, War Films
Armenian / English / French / German / Turkish (English subtitles)
In April 1915, authorities of the Ottoman empire began a series of actions - including massacres and forced marches - that have been seen as a concerted effort to eliminate its Armenian population. This has become known as the Armenian Genocide, though Turkey - which succeeded the old empire - has always denied this label. Director Atom Egoyan, an Egyptian-Armenian based in Canada, explores these tragic, still-contentious issues in this multi-layered drama, using the device of a film-within-a-film to show how hard it is to be objective about 'the truth'.
The horror of the Holocaust is brought sensitively to life in this harrowing but essential true story of one man's struggle to survive.
14+ years 142 mins
Kate Winslet in an Oscar-winning role as a former guard of Auschwitz, who keeps her secret from the younger man she has a love affair with.
16+ years 124 mins
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