Next of Kin

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  • NR
  • Genre(s): Drama Comedy
  • Release year: 1984
  • Running time: 72 min
Atom Egoyan’s striking debut feature NEXT OF KIN is the story of Peter, catatonically unhappy with his family life and in video therapy with his parents. One day he views the tapes of an Armenian family who years ago guiltily put their infant son up for adoption. read more

Atom Egoyan’s striking debut feature NEXT OF KIN is the story of Peter, catatonically unhappy with his family life and in video therapy with his parents. One day he views the tapes of an Armenian family who years ago guiltily put their infant son up for adoption. Peter decides to present himself to them as their lost son, to act out a role different than the one assigned to him in his own miserable existence. NEXT OF KIN is available on the FAMILY VIEWING/NEXT OF KIN DVD and as part of the ESSENTIAL EGOYAN box set.

Original Release

11/30/1984

US Release

08/05/1988

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Cast

Arsinee Khanjian Azah Deryan
Paul Babiak Deryan Counsellor
Berj Fazlian George Deryan
Sirvart Fazlian Sonya Deryan
Margaret Loveys Mrs. Foster
Phil Rash Foster Counsellor
Patrick Tierney Peter Foster / Peter Foster/Bedros Deryan
Thomas Tierney Mr. Foster
Constantino Magnatta Video Operator
Andrew Coyne Counsellor in Elevator
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Atom Egoyan

Writers

Atom Egoyan

Cast

Arsinee Khanjian Azah Deryan
Paul Babiak Deryan Counsellor
Berj Fazlian George Deryan
Sirvart Fazlian Sonya Deryan
Margaret Loveys Mrs. Foster
Phil Rash Foster Counsellor
Patrick Tierney Peter Foster / Peter Foster/Bedros Deryan
Thomas Tierney Mr. Foster
Constantino Magnatta Video Operator
Andrew Coyne Counsellor in Elevator
Peg Christopherson Counsellor in Elevator
Linzee Collins Receptionist
Robert Kosoy Boy in Store
Charmaine Lord Stripper
Hagop Apkarian
Puzant Apkarian
Kaloust Babian
Arsho Basmajian
Isa Basmajian
Silva Basmajian

Producers

Atom Egoyan Producer

Editors

Atom Egoyan

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