The Info List - Mayrig

(Mother) is a 1991 semi-autobiographical film written and directed by French-Armenian filmmaker Henri Verneuil. The film's principal cast includes Claudia Cardinale
Claudia Cardinale
and Omar Sharif. It is about the struggles of an Armenian family that emigrates to France from Turkey after the Armenian Genocide
Armenian Genocide
of 1915. Following the film's success, Verneuil edited the movie into a television series. He followed that up with 588 rue paradis, a sequel to the original movie. The film has a 95% rating at Rotten Tomatoes.[1] Awards and nominations[edit]

received a César Award
César Award
nomination for Jean-Claude Petit's original score. Mayrig
also won an Academy Award by the National Academy of Cinema, France, in 1991.


^ " Mayrig
(1991)". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved 13 December 2013. 

Biography of director Henri Verneuil
Henri Verneuil
(in French)

External links[edit]

on IMDb

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Films directed by Henri Verneuil

Forbidden Fruit (1952) The Most Wanted Man
The Most Wanted Man
(1953) The Sheep Has Five Legs
The Sheep Has Five Legs
(1954) The Lovers of Lisbon (1955) Maxime (1958) The Cow and I (1959) The President (1961) The Lions Are Loose
The Lions Are Loose
(1961) A Monkey in Winter (1962) Any Number Can Win (1963) Greed in the Sun
Greed in the Sun
(1964) Weekend at Dunkirk
Weekend at Dunkirk
(1964) The 25th Hour (1967) Guns for San Sebastian
Guns for San Sebastian
(1968) The Sicilian Clan (1969) The Burglars
The Burglars
(1971) Night Flight from Moscow
Night Flight from Moscow
(1973) Fear Over the City The Night Caller (1975) Body of My Enemy
Body of My Enemy
(1976) I as in Icarus
I as in Icarus
(1979) A Thousand Billion Dollars (1982) Les Morfalous (1984) Mother (1991) 588 rue paradis
588 rue paradis

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