DON'T TELL ME THE BOY WAS MAD

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By Robert GUÉDIGUIAN

MK2 FILMS - as SALES All rights, World

Drama - Completed 2014

Paris, 1981. Aram, a young man of Armenian origin, blows up the Turkish Ambassador’s car seriously injuring Gilles, who just happens to have been passing by on his bicycle

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& Awards

Festival de Cannes 2015
Out of Competition
COLCOA 2016
    • Year of production
    • 2014
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • FRANCE
    • Languages
    • FRENCH
    • Duration
    • 134 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Robert GUÉDIGUIAN
    • Writer(s)
    • Robert GUÉDIGUIAN, Gilles TAURAND
    • EIDR 10.5240/A1D9-0B6F-BCD2-2FA6-5C4C-V
    • Producer(s)
    • Robert GUÉDIGUIAN (AGAT FILMS & CIE / EX NIHILO), Marc BORDURE (AGAT FILMS & CIE / EX NIHILO)
    • Synopsis
    • Paris, 1981. Aram, a young man of Armenian origin, blows up the Turkish Ambassador’s car seriously injuring Gilles, who just happens to have been passing by on his bicycle.
      Aram flees to Beirut to join the Armenian Liberation Army. His mother, Anouch, visits Gilles in hospital to ask for forgiveness for her son, but Gilles wants to meet his executioner face to face. With revenge in mind he heads to Marseille to confront Aram’s family and finds himself welcomed into their home for a prolonged stay. In Beirut Aram clashes with his comrades until the day when he decides to meet his victim in order to make him his spokesman…
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