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Pascali's Island (1988)

PG-13  |   |  Drama  |  August 1988 (USA)
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1908: Pascali, a spy for the Sultan, sends reports to Istanbul that nobody reads. His suspicions are roused when a British archeologist appears, who may not be quite what he seems.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Basil Pascali
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Anthony Bowles
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Mardosian
George Murcell ...
Herr Gesing
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Lydia Neuman
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Pasha
Stefan Gryff ...
Izzet Effendi
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Pariente
Sheila Allen ...
Mrs. Marchant
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Dr. Hogan
Danielle Allen ...
Mrs. Hogan
Nick Burnell ...
Chaudan
Giorgos Oikonomou ...
Greek Rebel
Alistair Campbell ...
Captain
Ali Abatsis ...
Boy in Bath
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1908: Pascali, a spy for the Sultan, sends reports to Istanbul that nobody reads. His suspicions are roused when a British archeologist appears, who may not be quite what he seems. Written by Cleo <frede005@maroon.tc.umn.edu>

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Also Known As:

Die vergessene Insel  »

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$1,500,000 (USA)
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Der Hirt auf dem Felsen
Composed by Franz Schubert
Performed by Guy Printemps/Anne Forez
Courtesy of Telora
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Underrated movie
14 July 2006 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

A wonderful lesson in the art of trust, set in an equally wonderful Greek landscape. All performances are subtle yet interesting. Charles Dance is a very convincing cad in the old English tradition, while Ben Kingsly plays a faithful spy beginning to question that faith and his uncertain future. Helen Mirren is cast as an artist with sympathies for the Greek resistance movement fighting the Ottoman administration on the island. Cinematography is excellent with some enticing scenes of a perfect Greek Island town. Though the movie tackles some thought provoking themes of jealousy, trust and fear of betrayal it also works as low key thriller. A great pity this movie is not available on DVD.


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