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1908: Pascali, a spy for the Sultan, sends reports to Istanbul that nobody reads. His suspicions are roused when a British archeologist appears, who may not be quite what he seems.Written by
When Ireland's RTE One showed this film in 2019, in HD Widescreen, the master tape that they used appeared to be an low grade NTSC copy of a poorly telecined "dirty" print, cropped to the then (late 1980s) standard tv 3x4 "Academy" ratio. This results in some of the original aspect ratio framing being cropped so that many of the group conversation shots show only half of the actors faces. Its unknown if this is the only surviving version still available in 2019, as the original elements are yet to be restored, or if this was a legacy copy RTE had found in their archive. See more »
A great movie having deep historical and psychological references...
I watched this movie with a great pleasure. In fact, as a Turk, I didn't feel degraded or insulted even though the Turkish pasha and other Turkish characters are presented as a narrow-minded members of a decayed political system. Because, it was not totally wrong.
Ottoman Empire, named as sick-man by European politicians, was just a few step away from death. During that time, it was fighting in several fronts, trying to deal with threats against him, but no luck, death was inevitable. Pascali's loyalty worth appreciation, but as the movie showed us, there was no such an authority to honor him.
This is a great historical movie having perfect psychological and historical references, and every single person who enrolled must be appreciated...
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