The Cut (2014 film)

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The Cut
The cut poster.jpg
Film poster
Directed by Fatih Akın
Written by Fatih Akın
Mardik Martin
Starring Tahar Rahim
Cinematography Rainer Klausmann
Release dates
  • 31 August 2014 (2014-08-31) (Venice)
  • 18 September 2014 (2014-09-18) (Germany)
Running time
138 minutes
Country Germany
Language German

The Cut is a 2014 German drama film directed by Fatih Akın. It was selected to compete for the Golden Lion at the 71st Venice International Film Festival.[1][2]

The film is based on the Armenian Genocide. A young man by the name of Nazareth Manoogian gets deported from his native village of Mardin. After the deportations, Manoogian learns that his daughters may be alive. He travels to various parts of the world in search for them.[3]


Critical reception[edit]

Metacritic gave the film a 43 out of 100, based on reviews from 7 critics, indicating "Mixed or average reviews".[4]


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