Don't Tell Me the Boy Was Mad

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  • Genre(s): Drama
  • Release year: 2015
  • Running time: 134 min
In the 80s, Aram, a young man from Marseille of Armenian origin, blows up the Turkish ambassador's car in Paris. Gilles Tessier, a young cyclist who was passing at that moment, is seriously injured. Aram, on the run, joins the Armenian Liberation Army... read more

In the 80s, Aram, a young man from Marseille of Armenian origin, blows up the Turkish ambassador's car in Paris. Gilles Tessier, a young cyclist who was passing at that moment, is seriously injured. Aram, on the run, joins the Armenian Liberation Army in Beirut, the hotbed of international revolution in those years. Gilles is trying to understand when Anouch, Aram's mother, arrives in his hospital room to beg his forgiveness. She admits that her son planted the bomb. Aram clashes with his comrades in Beirut and decides to meet his victim to make him his spokesman...

Original Release

11/11/2015

Cast

Ariane Ascaride Anouch Alexandrian
Syrus Shahidi Aram Alexandrian
Grégoire Leprince-Ringuet Gilles Teissier
Simon Abkarian Hovannès Alexandrian
Razane Jammal Anahit
Serge Avedikian Armenak
Robinson Stevenin Soghomon Tehlirian
Hrayr Kalemkerian Haig
Siro Fazlian Arsinée Sarkissian, la mère d'Anouch
Amir El Kacem
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Robert Guédiguian

Writers

Robert Guédiguian, Gilles Taurand, José Antonio Gurriaran

Cast

Ariane Ascaride Anouch Alexandrian
Syrus Shahidi Aram Alexandrian
Grégoire Leprince-Ringuet Gilles Teissier
Simon Abkarian Hovannès Alexandrian
Razane Jammal Anahit
Serge Avedikian Armenak
Robinson Stevenin Soghomon Tehlirian
Hrayr Kalemkerian Haig
Siro Fazlian Arsinée Sarkissian, la mère d'Anouch
Amir El Kacem
Rodney El Haddad Vrej (as Rodney Haddad)
Lola Naymark Valérie
Jürgen Zwingel Le président du tribunal
Jurgen Genuit Docteur Lepsius
Wolfgang Pissors Avocat Werthauer
Gerald Papasian Leader arménien
Alain Lenglet Père de Gilles
Sylvie Degryse Mère de Gilles
Christian Benedetti Le beau-père
Catherine Fourty La belle-mère

Producers

Editors

Bernard Sasia

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