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Bird of Prey (1995)

R  |   |  Crime, Drama, Music  |  4 October 1996 (USA)
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As a boy, Dominik watched an American crime boss murder his father, a police officer fighting corruption in Sofia, Bulgaria. Years later, he attempts to avenge his father's death but is ... See full summary »

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Kily Griffith
Boyan Milushev ...
Nick Milev
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Jonathan Griffith
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Johnny McKenna
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Eric Parker
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Carla Carr
Damian Marinov ...
Father Damian (as V. Rev. Damian Marinov)
Antony Genov ...
Lt. Dimitrov
Todory Ankulov ...
Vladimir
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Stravinsky (as Maxim Gentchev)
Peter Batchvarov ...
Milosh
Dimitrina Savova ...
Anastasia
Nelli Topalova ...
Nabya
Simona Simeonova ...
Zlatka
Nickolay Hadjiminev ...
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As a boy, Dominik watched an American crime boss murder his father, a police officer fighting corruption in Sofia, Bulgaria. Years later, he attempts to avenge his father's death but is imprisoned for 15 years for attempted murder. In prison, he meets an American photo-journalist who shares his enemy and his thoughts of revenge. Released from prison, the two hatch a plot which involves the man's recently-arrived daughter. Written by Murray Chapman <muzzle@cs.uq.oz.au>

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Rated R for sexuality, language, and some violence | See all certifications »
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Glum East European co-produced melodrama.
24 March 2002 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

This one could have had novelty value from its Sofia settings and there is a hint of the potential when Jennifer Tilly shows up as the American girl curious about the 149 political parties and a comparison with Spain after Franco.

Unfortunately, her winning performance is the film's only real asset. The plot about revenging on her U.S. crime boss dad is solemn and unconvincing.


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