A thesis picture: is Western Europe turning a blind eye to the dangers of Islamic fundamentalism? Professor Alceo Bandini believes so. He writes and lectures to a few students at a Roman ...
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Vincent's life is on hold until he finds his wife's killer. Alice, his neighbor, is convinced she can make him happy. She decides to invent a culprit, so that Vincent can find revenge and leave the past behind. But there is no ideal culprit and no perfect crime.
In the summer of 1683, 300,000 warriors of the Ottoman Empire began the siege of Vienna. The fall of the city would have opened the way to conquer Europe. On September 11. was the main battle between the Polish cavalry and the Turks.
F. Murray Abraham,
Enrico Lo Verso,
A thesis picture: is Western Europe turning a blind eye to the dangers of Islamic fundamentalism? Professor Alceo Bandini believes so. He writes and lectures to a few students at a Roman university; he's also a victim of a terrorist attack in Kenya where he lost both legs. On a short holiday in Cappadoccia with his wife Leda, they meet Shahid, an enigmatic cleric, and Ludovico Vicedomini, a forceful gem merchant. Back in Rome, Ludovico attempts the seduction of Leda while Alceo is suspicious of his new acquaintances' politics. The police counter-terrorists discount Alceo's fears: he's paranoid and jealous, they believe. What is going on? Written by
Don't let the politically-correct crybabies discourage you from watching, or buying this movie. It is a good contemporary thriller and deserves to been seen.
The acting level is generally high, but what would you expect from F. Murray Abraham and Harvey Keitel, who are convincing in their challenging roles. The drama, however, turns on the tour de force performance of Jane March. How many actresses can maintain audience empathy while stepping out on a crippled husband? And how many of those are breathtakingly beautiful?
This is an exotic thriller with strong performances. Give it a try.
To the DVD producers: Please add subtitles.
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