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The Conspiracy (2008)
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16th century ruler King Philip II of Spain maneuvers within a court of deceit and betrayal.

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16th century ruler King Philip II of Spain maneuvers within a court of deceit and betrayal.

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Tired tale
22 January 2012 | by (Romania) – See all my reviews

Thin story. Great opportunities. And a tired tale. The dialogs are just signs for atmosphere. The acting is collection of different pieces. The action - crumbs from The three musketeers. Julia Ormond as new Milady, Juanjo Puigcorbe in the clothes of ambiguous puzzle and river of soulless words. A script with so many nuances in the boring swamp. Only virtue - first step to discover a Spanish history page. But may it enough ? Sure, the props, the costumes are beautiful illustration of Golden Age but facts and intrigues are suffocated in velvet coffins. May be a moral lesson ? I don't know. Is love story a good part ? Only as slice of old bread. A common movie about an exciting events ball. And the dreams about its possibilities.


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