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Don't Tell Me the Boy Was Mad (2015)

134 min | Drama

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 ...See moreIn 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. See less
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€ 6,420,000
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Nov 11, 2015 (France)

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Simon Abkarian
Hovannès Alexandrian Hovannès Alexandrian   See fewer
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Ariane Ascaride
Anouch Alexandrian Anouch Alexandrian   See fewer
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Grégoire Leprince-Ringuet
Gilles Teissier Gilles Teissier   See fewer
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Syrus Shahidi
Aram Alexandrian Aram Alexandrian   See fewer
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Razane Jammal
Anahit Anahit   See fewer
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Robinson Stévenin
Soghomon Tehlirian Soghomon Tehlirian   See fewer
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Serge Avedikian
Armenak Armenak   See fewer
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Siro Fazlian
Arsinée Sarkissian, la mère d'Anouch Arsinée Sarkissian, la mère d'Anouch   See fewer
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Rodney El Haddad
Vrej (as Rodney Haddad) Vrej (as Rodney Haddad)   See fewer
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Lola Naymark
Valérie Valérie   See fewer
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Jürgen Zwingel
Le président du tribunal Le président du tribunal   See fewer
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Jurgen Genuit
Docteur Lepsius Docteur Lepsius   See fewer
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Wolfgang Pissors
Avocat Werthauer Avocat Werthauer   See fewer
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Gerald Papasian
Leader arménien Leader arménien   See fewer
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Alain Lenglet
Père de Gilles Père de Gilles   See fewer
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Sylvie Degryse
Mère de Gilles Mère de Gilles   See fewer
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Christian Benedetti
Le beau-père Le beau-père   See fewer
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Catherine Fourty
La belle-mère La belle-mère   See fewer
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Yann Trégouët
Policier DST Policier DST   See fewer
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Pierre Banderet
L'envoyé du ministre L'envoyé du ministre   See fewer
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Patrick Bonnel
L'Arménien marseillais L'Arménien marseillais   See fewer
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Adrien Jolivet
Journaliste français Journaliste français   See fewer
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Jeremias Nussbaum
Journaliste allemand Journaliste allemand   See fewer
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Matthias-Leonhard Lang
Le président des jurés Le président des jurés   See fewer
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Sarkis Atechian
Arménien 1 Arménien 1   See fewer
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Armen Catanasian
Arménien 2 Arménien 2   See fewer
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Paulo dos Santos
Ambassadeur turc (as Paulo Dos Santos) Ambassadeur turc (as Paulo Dos Santos)   See fewer
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Omar Mikati
Narguiz Narguiz   See fewer
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Sarkis Donikian
Prêtre Prêtre   See fewer
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Bertrand Lacy
Chirurgien Chirurgien   See fewer
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Francis Boulmé
Tallat Pasha Tallat Pasha   See fewer
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Corinne Debeaux
La cliente La cliente   See fewer
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Pauline Leprince-Ringuet
Jeune Arménienne Jeune Arménienne   See fewer
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Rosy Kuftedjian
Combattante arménienne Combattante arménienne   See fewer
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Etienne Seukunian
Combattant arménien Combattant arménien   See fewer
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Rania Mellouli
Nounée Nounée   See fewer
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Mathieu Naert
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Michael Adam Welsh
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6.8 / 10 | 457 votes