The Son of the Olive Merchant (2011)

Genres - Culture & Society  |   Sub-Genres - Military & War, Social History, World History  |   Release Date - Jan 1, 2010 (USA - Unknown)  |   Run Time - 77 min.  |   Countries - France  |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Synopsis by Jason Buchanan

Newlyweds Anna and Mathieu make the decision to explore Mathieu's Armenian roots by honeymooning in Turkey, and get a crash course in revisionist history while learning why a troubling number of Turks completely deny the 1915 Armenian Genocide. Meanwhile, a compelling mix of interviews, animation, important documents, and historical footage help to highlight the many reasons the Turks have for taking such a bold and defiant stance on the matter.

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Armenia, culture [social culture], genocide, heritage, newlywed, Turkey