“The Cut” Genocide drama removed from Turkish film week entries list
September 13, 2014 – 17:56 AMT
PanARMENIAN.Net – Award winning director Fatih Akin’s Armenian
Genocide drama “The Cut” was removed from the list of entries for
Filmekimi Istanbul-hosted autumn film week.
Earlier, the drama was posted among the film week participants on the
Facebook page of the event organizer Istanbul Foundation For Culture &
According to the Foundation, the film was removed from the list at the
request of foreign representatives of the film who were unwilling to
see a major gap between the film’s first screening and its premiere at
the cinemas, which was slightly delayed.
According to Ermenihaber, the move carries no political motifs.
“The Cut” tells the story of an Armenian man, Nazareth Manoogian, who
after surviving the Genocide learns that his twin daughters may be
alive, and goes on a quest to find them. Nazareth’s journey takes him
from his village Mardin to the deserts, to Cuba and finally North