Based on the novel of the same name by Graham Greene, this is a story of a French advocate Chavel who, while imprisoned by the Germans during the occupation, trades his material possessions... See full summary »
Kristin Scott Thomas,
Bill is a man who's very bitter about his divorce and losing custody of his son. So, when one of his friends is being sued for divorce by his wife so that she can enter a lesbian ... See full summary »
An ex-newspaper woman who is now a suburban housewife can't resist getting involved in an investigation of the murder of a philandering dentist who had been having affairs with several of her neighbors.
A quiet school truant officer, Joe, uncovers a young boy's attempt to fake a residential address, and subsequently gets involved romantically with the boy's mother. The truant officer ... See full summary »
Italian Foreign Minister Ciano incorrectly addresses his German counterpart as 'Baron von Ribbentrop' at the dinner party near the beginning of the movie. German Foreign Minister Joachim von Ribbentrop held no aristocratic title. See more »
This is a very solid dramatic movie based on events in Italy during World War II. Hopkins plays the son-in-law of Mussolini who was also high in the Fascist party. He was a golden boy whose star rises quickly and then big trouble as he tries to get Mussolini to break ties with Hitler and the Nazis. I don't want to spoil this for anyone who hasn't seen it so don't want to get into the plot too deeply... but Hopkins is excellent, he'll make you cry and sweat. It is good drama (you'll be on the edge of your seat during the last half), good acting and a part of that time periods history that I didn't know much about prior to seeing this movie. It is a bit long, but definitely worth your time.
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