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Uniform Title Cut (Motion picture)
Title The cut [videorecording] / Bombero International, Pyramide Productions, Pandora Film, Corazón International present an official German-French co-production ; written, directed and produced by Fatih Akin ; co-written by Mardik Martin ; produced by Karl Baumgartner, Reinhard Brundig ; co-produced by Fabienne Vonier.

Publication Info. Culver City, California : Strand Releasing [Distributor], [2015]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Genocide Memorial Collection    DVD CUT    Available
Description 1 videodisc (138 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
two-dimensional moving image rdacontent
video rdamedia
videodisc rdacarrier
digital optical quadraphonic Dolby Digital 5.1 rda
Wide screen enhanced for 16x9 television rda
NTSC rda
video file DVD video region 1 rda
Motion picture.
Language In Armenian, Arabic, and English with optional subtitles in English.
Performer Tahar Rahim, Simon Abkarian, Makram Khoury, Hindi Zahra, Kevork Malikyan.
Credits Director of photography, Rainer Klausmann ; editor, Andrew Bird ; original music, Alexander Hacke.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 2014.
MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details DVD, widescreen presentation ; 5.1 surround.
Summary A father's search through the Ottoman Empire for his two daughters after they are separated during the 1915 Armenian Genocide. Forced from his home in Mardin, Nazareth gets word that his daughters may still be alive. He travels the globe in search of them. Over the years, his odyssey takes him from the Mesopotamian deserts to Havana and finally to the barren prairies of North Dakota.
Note "The Cut is the final chapter of Faith Akin's Love, Death, and Devil trilogy that began with Head-On and the Edge of Heaven."--Container.
Event "Filmed at Studio Babelsberg, MMC Studios Cologne and on location in Cuba, Alberta (Canada), Jordan, Malta, and Germany."--End credits.
Note Bonus features: Original theatrical trailer ; other Strand trailers.
Subject Armenian Genocide, 1915-1923 -- Drama.
Missing children -- Drama.
Fathers -- Drama.
Daughters -- Drama.
Turkey -- History -- Ottoman Empire, 1288-1918 -- Drama.
Armenia -- History -- 20th century -- Drama.
Iraq -- History -- 20th century -- Drama.
North Dakota -- Drama.
Genre/Form Historical films.
Added Author Akin, Fatih, 1973- film director, screenwriter, film producer.
Baumgartner, Karl, film producer.
Brundig, Reinhard, film producer.
Vonier, Fabienne, film producer.
Martin, Mardik, screenwriter.
Rahim, Tahar, 1981- actor.
Abkarian, Simon, actor.
Khouri, Makram, actor.
Zahra, Hindi, 1979- actor.
Malikyan, Kevork, 1943- actor.
Klausmann, Rainer, 1949- director of photography.
Bird, Andrew, 1956- editor of moving image work.
Hacke, Alexander, composer (expression)
Bombero International (Firm), film production company.
Pyramide Productions (Firm), film production company.
Corazón International (Firm), film production company.
Pandora Film (Firm), film production company.
Strand Releasing (Firm), film distributor.
Standard No. 712267350124
Music No. 3501-2 Strand Releasing Home Video

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