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Pascali's Island (1988)

PG-13 | | Drama | August 1988 (USA)
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
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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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August 1988 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Die vergessene Insel  »

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$1,451,857 (USA)
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(Metrocolor)

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1.75 : 1
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The film was largely shot on the Greek island of Symi and in Rhodes in the late summer of 1987. See more »

Soundtracks

Prituri se Planinata - The mountain crumbles
Traditional chant from Thrace folklore region in Bulgaria
Arranged by Loek Dikker
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Incredible little movie!
31 December 2002 | by (Sacramento, CA) – See all my reviews

There's nothing wrong with this film. Everything in it works. The story, one of frustration experienced by the principle character, the one and only Sir Ben Kingsley in the title role, playing a rather inept informant in an incompetent political system, the Ottoman Empire, in the days before the "Great War," WW1, is solid and poignant. The presence of supporting actors like Charles Dance and Helen Mirren, both great Brit actors round off a delightful movie that is worth seeing again and again.


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