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Two Deaths (1995)

R | | Drama, War | 24 May 1996 (USA)
A tale of power, passion and obsession set in a politically torn Eastern European country.

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Ana Puscasu
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George Bucsan
Ion Caramitru ...
Carl Dalakis
Sevilla Delofski ...
Ilena
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Marius Vernescu
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Daniel Pavenic
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Roberto Constantin
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Young Pavenic
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Captain Jorgu
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Colonel George Lapadus
Laura Davenport ...
Marta
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Set during a recent European revolution, when the students have just begun to rise, the film focuses on the unusual relationship between Dr. Pavenic and his housekeeper, Ana. In the midst of a night alive with the rattle of gunfire and burning buildings, the doctor tells the story of his obsession for his enigmatic housekeeper, to a dinner table of his guests. His shocking honesty eventually prompts each guest in turn, to disclose some inner corner of his own life. Written by Anonymous

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An Obsession that lasted a Lifetime (DVD) See more »

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Rated R for strong violence, including a graphic abortion scene, nudity/sexuality and related dialogue | See all certifications »
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shocking, realistic
7 March 2005 | by (London Canada) – See all my reviews

the first time I saw Sonia Braga was in the bill cosby TV sitcom of all places. I didn't know who she was but I was struck by her fine Latin looks and interesting way of presenting herself, an honest human with truthful emotions.

this film touches on a spectrum of emotions and situations, making one reflect on the morality of the decisions and actions we take.

it is most assuredly NOT typical Hollywood pap. there are some graphic scenes and nudity but this is vital to the story line, not like Hollywood that strives endlessly to find an excuse to do the same in the interests of higher ticket sales.

the length of the film is just right and there are no loose ends considering the 1:40 +/- time. I recognized some of the actors. this is a production in conjunction with the BBC so that tells you something about the production values.


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