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Ararat [videorecording] / Alliance Atlantis and Serendipity Point Films present ; in association with Ego Film Arts and ARP ; produced by Robert Lantos and Atom Egoyan ; written & directed by Atom Egoyan
Alternate (uniform) Title Ararat (Motion picture)
Alternate Title Beyond Ararat
Portrait of Arshile
Widescreen format (1.78:1)
[New York, N.Y.] : Miramax Home Entertainment ; Burbank, Calif. : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, 2003
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 Armenian Research Center  263    CALL 593-5181
Subject(s) Motion pictures -- Production and direction -- Drama
Armenian massacres, 1915-1923 -- Turkey -- Drama
Genocide -- Turkey -- Drama
Armenians -- Turkey -- History -- Drama
Feature films
Physical Description 2 videodiscs (115 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Note ACCESS: May only be used at the Armenian Research Center ; please call 313 593-5181 for Center hours
Title also appears in Armenian
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2002
Special features (disc 1): optional audio commentary by Egoyan
Special features (disc 2, "Beyond 'Ararat'", 74 min.): "Portrait of Arshile" short film, with optional audio commentary (4 min.); historical information; "The making of 'Ararat'" featurette (29 min.); Raffi's video footage (9 min.); theatrical trailer (2 min.); 8 deleted scenes, with optional audio commentary (18 min. total); interviews with Khanjian (2 min.), Egoyan (3 min.), Alpay (1 min.), Greenwood (1 min.), Bogosian (1 min.), Plummer (1 min.), Aznavour (1 min.), Croze (1 min.) & Lantos (1 min.); DVD-ROM features
"Enhanced for 16:9 televisions" -- Container
Note - System Details DVD, region 1; DTS 5.1 surround, Dolby digital 5.1 surround or Dolby digital 2.0 stereo
Language In English
Closed-captioned
Cast David Alpay, Charles Aznavour, Eric Bogosian, Brent Carver, Marie-Josée Croze, Bruce Greenwood, Arsinée Khanjian, Elias Koteas, Christopher Plummer
Credits Director of photography, Paul Sarossy ; editor, Susan Shipton ; music, Mychael Danna ; costume designer, Beth Pasternak ; production designer, Phillip Barker
Note MPAA rating: R; for violence, sexuality/nudity and language
Summary An Armenian director attempts to create a historical film about the Armenian genocide in Turkey, which proves surprisingly difficult (both logistically and emotionally) for all involved
Awards Genie Awards, 2003: Genie - Best Achievement in Costume Design (Beth Pasternak); Best Achievement in Music - Original Score (Mychael Danna); Best Motion Picture (Robert Lantos, Atom Egoyan); Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role (Elias Koteas); Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role (Arsinée Khanjian)
Contents Disc 1. Feature -- disc 2. Bonus material
Series Armenian Research Center collection
Alternate Author Lantos, Robert, 1949-
Egoyan, Atom, 1960-
Alpay, David
Aznavour, Charles
Bogosian, Eric
Carver, Brent
Croze, Marie-Josée, 1970-
Greenwood, Bruce, 1956-
Khanjian, Arsinée, 1958-
Koteas, Elias, 1961-
Plummer, Christopher
Sarossy, Paul
Shipton, Susan
Danna, Mychael
Pasternak, Beth
Alliance Atlantis (Firm)
Serendipity Point Films
Ego Film Arts (Firm)
ARP Sélection (Firm)
Miramax Home Entertainment (Firm)
Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm)

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