After the Turks join the war on the German side, the Empire turns violently against its own ethnic minorities.
From top left: Yerevan skyline with Mount Ararat • Karen Demirchyan Complex • Tsitsernakaberd Genocide Memorial • Saint Gregory Cathedral • Tamanyan Street and the Yerevan Opera • Cafesjian Museum at the Cascade • Republic Square at night Situated along the Hrazdan River, Yerevan is the administrative, cultural, and industrial center of the country.
The neoclassical Republic Square is the center of the city and the monumental Cascade steps lead from the city center to Victory Park, home of a Luna Park and the statue Mother Armenia overlooking Yerevan.
As elements of the Urartian language blended with that of the Armenian one, the name eventually evolved into Yerevan (Erebuni = Erevani = Erevan = Yerevan).
The Terry George-directed film stars Christian Bale and Oscar Isaac and is set during the final days of the Ottoman Empire, leading up to the Armenian Genocide that killed 1.5 million.
At the time of writing, it has 86,704 ratings on IMDb, 55,126 of which are one-star and 30,639 of which are 10-star, with very few ratings falling anywhere in between.
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