How can Napoleon, the man of war and pioneering military strategist, meekly accept being locked up on a storm-lashed rock in the middle of the Atlantic ocean? What system of defence, and ... See full summary »
Antoine de Caunes
Richard E. Grant,
Spain, 1950s. Monte's agoraphobia keeps her locked in a sinister apartment in Madrid and her only link to reality is the little sister she lost her youth raising. But one day, a reckless ... See full summary »
Thirty minutes was the most I was able to endure of this dismal comedy. A 17th century swashbuckling farce filled with puerile humor. Kids may laugh at someone eating a cockroach or the rumble of an empty stomach. For anyone with an IQ of 50 or more, the complete inanity will make you groan.
The story is centered around a nitwit young woman, but the rest of the cast has roles as stupid as hers. I don't know whether I should feel sorry for Coronado, Spain's George Clooney, for being brought into this abysmal mess for the sole purpose of attracting a female audience.
The only nice thing that can be said is the good camera work. It is sad to see so many beautiful scenes wasted on such a forgettable bomb.
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