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Ararat (film) Quotes

Ararat (film) is a television show that appeared on TV in 1970 . Ararat completed its run in 1970.

It features Atom Egoyan as producer, Mychael Danna in charge of musical score, and Paul Sarossy as head of cinematography.

Ararat (film) is recorded in English and originally aired in Canada. Each episode of Ararat (film) is 115 min. long. Ararat (film) is distributed by Miramax Films.

The cast includes: David Alpay as Raffi, Charles Aznavour as Edward Saroyan, Christopher Plummer as David, and Arsinée Khanjian as Ani.

Ararat (film) Quotes

David Alpay as Raffi

  • (David Alpay) "Were you serious about what you told him?"
  • (Unnamed) "What?"
  • (David Alpay) "That you don't think it happened?"
  • (Unnamed) "What, the genocide?"
  • (David Alpay) "Yeah."
  • (Unnamed) "Are yuo gnna shoot me or something? Look, I never heard about any of this stuff when I was growing up. You know? I did some research for the part. From what I read there were deportations and lots of people died. Armenians and Turks. It was World War 1."
  • (David Alpay) "But Turkey wasn't at war with the Armenians. I mean, just like Germany wasn't at war with the Jews. They were citizens. They were expecting to be protected. That scene you just shot was based on an eyewitness account. Your character Jevdet Bey, the only reason they put him in Van was to carry out the complete extermination of the Armenian population in Van. There were telegrams, there were communicators --"
  • (Unnamed) "Look I'm not saying that something didn't happen."
  • (David Alpay) "Something --"
  • (Unnamed) "Look, I was born here. So were you right?"
  • (David Alpay) "Yeah."
  • (Unnamed) "This is a new country. So let's just drop the f^cking history and get on with it. Noone's gonna wreck your home. Noone's gonna destroy you family. Hmm? So let's go inside and uncork this thing and celebrate. Hmm?"
  • (David Alpay) "Do you know what Adolf Hitler told his military commanders to convince them that his plan would work? "Who remembers the extermination of the Armenians?""
  • (Unnamed) "And nobody did. Nobody does."

Arsinée Khanjian as Ani

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Christopher Plummer as David

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