|Ararat 2002 R, 116 min.|
Director: Atom Egoyan
Cast: David Alpay, Arsinee Khanjian, Christopher Plummer, Charles Aznavour, Marie-Josee Croze, Eric Bogosian, Brent Carver, Bruce Greenwood, Elias Koteas, Simon Abkarian, Setta Keshishian, Shant Srabian, Max Morrow, Christine MacFadyen, Garen Boyajian
This movie within a movie–about filming the story of the Armenian holocaust, 1915-1918–features David Alpay as young Raffi. While carrying back sealed cans of movie film for the production company, a suspicious customs official (Christopher Plummer) begins questioning Raffi who reveals aspects of his own life as well as that of the Armenian people–including his own father who was an Armenian freedom fighter.
|Closing the Ring 2007 R, 118 min.|
Genre: Drama / Romance
Director: Richard Attenborough
Cast: Shirley MacLaine, Christopher Plummer, Mischa Barton, Stephen Amell, Neve Campbell, Pete Postlethwaite, Dylan Roberts, Chris Benson, John Travers, Anthony Finigan, John Kavanagh, Gregory Smith, Alex Palmer, David Alpay, Ian McElhinney
World War II fighter pilot Teddy Gordon (Stephen Amell) is shot down, and, just before dying, he gives his wedding band to a young boy who says he will return it to Teddy's widow, Ethel Ann (Mischa Barton). Fifty years later, Ethel (now played by Shirley MacLaine) had married a World War II hero, her husband has just died, and she is grieving. Ethel's daughter Marie (Neve Campbell) receives a call from a boy in Northern Ireland telling her that he has the ring. The ring is returned, and Ethel finds some closure to her life when the history of the ring is revealed.
|Man of the Year 2006 PG-13, 115 min.|
Director: Barry Levinson
Cast: Robin Williams, Christopher Walken, Laura Linney, Lewis Black, Jeff Goldblum, David Alpay, Faith Daniels, Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Doug Murray, Chris Matthews, James Carville, Rick Roberts, Linda Kash
In this satirical comedy, Robin Williams plays comedian Tom Dobbs who hosts a late-night talk show. One night, Dobbs jokes about how he would make a better President than the man now serving. His fans listen to him, stage a grass-roots campaign, and Dobbs wins the election for President of the United States. But, problems arise when electronic voting system technician Eleanor Green (Laura Linney) tries to expose the glitch in her company's machine that falsely totaled the election results.
|1. Ararat (2002)|
2. Closing the Ring (2007)
3. Man of the Year (2006)
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