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Charles 'Bud' Tingwell,
Kristine Van Pellicom
Somewhere in Northern Russia in a small Russian Orthodox monastery lives an unusual man whose bizarre conduct confuses his fellow monks, while others who visit the island believe that the man has the power to heal, exorcise demons and foretell the future.
Dramatization of Russian ballet star Vaclav Nijinsky's diaries which detail his madness as well as his homosexual relationship with Ballet Russe impresario Sergei Diaghilev and his marriage to his Hungarian wife.
A formerly rich Czech-Australian emigrant comes to a tiny, poor and sleepy Greek Island to rethink her life. Suprisingly she develops a sincere relationship with two other women who each in their own way suffer from their pasts. As time goes past sins and frustrations do get revealed. Some of them are solved, while the others still remain swallowing the women. Written by
I personally found this film to be an excellent story of three women thrown together by life on a small Greek island. I was very impressed by the acting abilities of all the women and the villagers who played most of the other roles. In this regard, I was especially moved by a scene between some real villagers in their home and Eva. They were not professional actors but they were obviously wonderful people. The film is full of such wonderful moments.
I was also moved by the tender care shown to Eva by a deaf-mute handyman on the island and by the splendid understanding that developed between the three women. The ending was deeply moving.
The music and the cinematography were magnificent. I recommend this film. (8 out of 10)
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