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During a gala museum event featuring precious Vatican artifacts, a group of men posing as Templar knights stage a daring robbery. Their primary interest is in obtaining a mechanical decoding device that can supposedly decipher the location of the Templar treasure. Archaeologist Tess Chaykin reluctantly works with FBI Agent Sean Daley to uncover the mastermind behind the plot and possibly locate the treasure. Written by
It is claimed that the astrolabe was set to the position of the wreck at the time of the sinking. In order for an astrolabe to be used the stars must be visible - this is not generally the case in a wild, ship-sinking storm. See more »
The writing is a bit amateurish. Several scenes were just hard to accept. The opening scene ends with Mira Sorvino (in heels and mini skirt) jousting in Central Park to stop a medieval knight turned thief. In another scene Sorvino's character goes from old church tunnel to popping out of a manhole cover in mid Manhattan. The romance was clumsy and the ending unsatisfyingly predictable and sappy. Sorvino's acting was fine given the poor script she was burdened with. She is very believable as a smart academician who knows more than most about ancient artifacts. But the romantic relationship was just awkward and uninspiring. It looked like it came from a script a 15 year old boy wrote.
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