and Valeria Sarmiento
are behind Lines of Wellington, an epic set in and around the Battle of Bussaco. Which means – this time in Venice we have a movie which will take us back in 1810, and compete for the festival’s Golden Lion statue.
Not bad, right? Definitely not, and if you check out the rest of this report you’ll actually see that this looks quite interesting, and that some seriously good cast is on board for the whole thing as well!
But, first of all, let me just remind you that director Ruiz died in August 2011, and that his widow Valeria Sarmiento
decided to take over directing duties as a homage to him. One thing is for sure – we’re dealing with a powerful and original story, which comes from “Mysteries of Lisbon’s” writer, Carlos Saboga
. Here’s a synopsis part:
On September 27, 1810, the French troops under Marshal Massena,