After a botched bank job, a gang takes a hostage, Japanese girl on the run from arranged marriage, and escapes. Their wheelman saves the girl from them and the two go on the run with the cops, the gang and her psycho father on their tail.
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Diane, a young woman growing up in Australia in the mid 1960s, walks away from her fiancé to join a convent after being sure she has a calling to the faith. The Catholic Church and its ... See full summary »
On the hunt for a fabled treasure of gold, a band of warriors, assassins, and a rogue British soldier descend upon a village in feudal China, where a humble blacksmith looks to defend himself and his fellow villagers.
"Heaven's Burning" tells the story of a man and a woman who are inexplicably thrown together, amid violence and chaos. They quickly find themselves on the run from many adversaries, but find time to fall in love along the way. Written by
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When I was reading other users' comments it occurred to me that the film is a "cruel romance". What Nick Cave did with his "Murder Ballads", but on the screen. I believe, the film has something in common with "Night Cowboy", "Knocking on Heaven's Door", but it has neither the raw prose of life of the former, nor the sentimental appeal of the latter. It's meant to be viewed with a touch of irony, a touch of "stepping aside". It's intentionally overdone here and there, but it doesn't spoil the story, it's the mark of the genre. Personally I welcomed this Australian variety of "cruel romance", it's a rest from sickeningly earnest Hollywood stuff.
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