When it appears as though the end is in sight, the pilots, flight crew, and passengers of a plane heading to Mexico City look to forget the anguish of the moment and face the greatest danger, which we carry within ourselves.
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Marcello is a successful architect, a husband and a distracted father (too) friendly. Marina is a psychologist maladjusted, wife and mother restrained 'eco-solidarity'. Rosa is in the ... See full summary »
[on the other end]
May I speak with Gemma?
This is Gemma.
Gemma? Gemma, is that really you?
Yes, Gemma. It's me
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We just saw "Twice Born", and I would have to say it's one of the best movies I've ever seen. I shared an office with a Croatian during the Yugoslavian war, so I had a good idea what kind of details this "love story" would have... but the mix of history, great performances, and an arresting plot, brought home the reality of what war means to civilians caught up in it.
I could nitpick - there were a few things about the movie that I did not understand... but there is no doubt that the movie hit me.... hard.
Don't expect to come out of the movie feeling happy...
I just downloaded the book that the movie was adapted from to my Kindle this morning. I want to know more about the characters.
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