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Between Strangers (2002)

R  |   |  Drama  |  13 September 2002 (Italy)
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Three women confront their pasts which changes their futures.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Natalia Bauer
Alexander Bauer
Grocery Store Owner
Ngozi Taymah Armatrading ...
Angolan War Child
Sydney Pearson ...
Little Girl


Toronto, 2001. Three women in spiritual crisis. In secret from her dismissive husband, Olivia draws what she sees in dreams. Catherine, a world-class cellist, has abandoned her husband and daughter to hunt down her father. Photojournalist Natalia, in her famous father's footsteps, scores her first Time Magazine cover, but realizes she has paid an incalculable price for the photo. Olivia has another secret besides her art; Catherine makes discoveries about her father; Natalia receives a gift that's undeserved: these complications push each woman in a new and unexpected direction. Written by <>

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Three strangers - one secret.



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Rated R for language | See all certifications »





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Coeurs inconnus  »

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When Natalia gets her "contact sheets" she views them on a lightbox. The contact sheets are positive proofs printed on paper. A lightbox, used for viewing negatives or transparencies, would be useless with a print. See more »


References A Clockwork Orange (1971) See more »

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Horrible movie
22 January 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Rented it because I'm a Sophia Loren fan. It's obvious that she got the illustrious cast to sign on so her son would have something to do. He is a bad writer and even worse director. No energy at all in the film, lots of dead space, trite camera angles; the women in the film are colorless, downtrodden, and hopeless. This portrayal of women is surprising since Eduoardo Ponti's mother is the vivacious Sophia Loren. The camera angles are especially unflattering to her. What's up with that? This film is a complete waste of talent considering the big stars in the film. Even after the women make life-altering changes, they still look weepy and pathetic. The script has every cliché in the book.

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