A quest for truth... Among lies, Deception and Denial.
From the Academy Award-nominated director Atom Egoyan (Best Director, Best Adapted Screenplay, The Sweet Hereafter, 1997; Exotica, Felicia's Journey) and featuring an all-star cast, Ararat is the acclaimed cinematic masterpiece about a tragic historical event, a country in denial and a people yearning for the truth! For the estranged members of a contemporary family, the tangled relationships of their present are only complicated by their catastrophic past. And what begins as a search for clues becomes a determined quest for answers across a vast and ancient terrain of deception, denial, fact and fears. This stunning and passionate motion picture explores the pursuit of identity through the intimate moments shared by lovers, families, enemies and strangers.