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My Name Is Modesty: A Modesty Blaise Adventure (2004)

When her surrogate father who owns the casino she works in gets murdered, Modesty Blaise takes on those that killed him and are now at the casino to rob it. It turns out she is more than just a modest worker.

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Miklos
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Raphael Garcia
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Professor Lob
Valentin Teodosiu ...
Henri Louche
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Irina
Bianca Ana Tudorica ...
Young Modesty
Ion Haiduc ...
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Laura Iordache ...
Olivette
Ana Maria Florescu ...
Danielle
Bogdan Dumitrescu ...
Boutellis
Dan Chiriac ...
Ishua
Marcel Cobzariu ...
Charopos
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Janos
Dan Astileanu ...
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When her surrogate father who owns the casino she works in gets murdered, Modesty Blaise takes on those that killed him and are now at the casino to rob it. It turns out she is more than just a modest worker.

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Action | Crime | Drama

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Rated R for violence | See all certifications »
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28 September 2004 (USA)  »

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Trivia

The film had a long development period with Uma Thurman, Natasha Henstridge, Mira Sorvino, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Nicole Kidman, and Jennifer Lopez considered for the role of Modesty Blaise and Russell Crowe for the role of Willie Garvin. The character of Garvin was eventually omitted from this film. See more »

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Modesty Blaise: We always have choices about what we make of ourselves, but we don't always know where those choices will lead.
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Featured in Troldspejlet: Episode #33.12 (2005) See more »

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Jared Hazak
Written by Waleed Issa
Performed by Gabe Rutman
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The best treatment so far!
31 January 2005 | by (Seattle, Washington) – See all my reviews

Rented and watched this short (< 90 minutes) work. It's by far the best treatment Modesty has received on film -- and her creator, Peter O'Donnell, agrees, participating as a "Creative Consultant." The character, and we who love her, are handled with respect. Spiegel's direction is the best he's done to date, and the casting was very well done. Alexandra Staden is almost physically perfect as a match to the original Jim Holdaway illustrations of Modesty. A terrific find by whoever cast her! Raymond Cruz as a young Rafael Garcia was also excellent. I hope that Tarantino & co. will go on to make more in the series -- I'm especially interested to see whom they'd choose to be the incomparable Willie Garvin!


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