|aArarat|h[videorecording] /|cAlliance Atlantis and Serendipity Point Films present in association with Ego Film Arts and ARP, a Robert Lantos production, a film by Atom Egoyan ; producers, Robert Lantos, Atom Egoyan ; written & directed by Atom Egoyan.
|a[United States] :|bMiramax Home Entertainment ;|aBurbank, Calif. :|bDistributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment ;|aTaipei :|b,|c, c2002.
|a1 videodisc (116 min.) :|bsd., col. ;|c4 3/4 in.
|aDirector of photography, Paul Sarossy ; editor, Susan Shipton ; original music, Mychael Danna ; costume designer, Beth Pasternak ; production designer, Phillip Barker.
|aDavid Alpay, Charles Aznavour, Eric Bogosian, Brent Carver, Marie-Jose?e Croze, Bruce Greenwood, Arsine?e Khanjian, Elias Koteas, Christopher Plummer.
|aEdward, a veteran filmmaker of Armenian descent, is in Toronto shooting a film about the Siege of Van, which lead to the genocide of over a million Armenian people at the hands of Turkish troops. Raffi has been sent to Turkey to shoot background footage for the film. Raffi's mother Ani, an author and historian, is also involved in the project as a consultant. As Raffi attempts to re-enter Canada with cans of exposed film, he's detained by David, a suspicious customs official who has his own tenuous link to the film.
|aMPAA rating: R; for violence, sexuality/nudity and language.
|aDVD, Dolby, Region 1 encoding.
|aGenie Awards, 2003: Genie - Best Achievement in Costume Design (Beth Pasternak); Best Achievement in Music - Original Score (Mychael Danna); Best Motion Picture (Robert Lantos, Atom Egoyan); Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role (Elias Koteas); Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role (Arsine?e Khanjian).