Not Rated | | Adventure, Drama, History
In 1915 a man survives the Armenian genocide in the Ottoman Empire, but loses his family, speech and faith. One night he learns that his twin daughters may be alive, and goes on a quest to find them.
Fatih Akin on cinematic and literary inspirations for The Cut (2014): "Elia Kazan's America America (1963), certain aesthetics of the cinematography, as well as shooting the film in English and naturally the long voyage of the young man through the impoverished towns and villages on the way to Constantinople. I had Westerns in my mind to inspire me, The Searchers (1956) by John Ford, and also Homer's 'The Odyssey' certainly was a reference for me: The journey of the hero who tries to return to his family."
Armenian, Arabic, Turkish, Kurdish, Spanish, English
$4,880 (USA) (25 September 2015)
$28,066 (USA) (15 November 2015)
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