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  • Don't Tell Me the Boy Was Mad (2015)
  • 134 min | Drama
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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Robert Guédiguian | Gilles Taurand | José Antonio Gurriaran (based on the autobiography by)
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Nov 11, 2015 (France)

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