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Great Moments in Aviation (1994)

A young woman becomes involved with a man who not only may be an art thief, but a murderer.

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Beeban Kidron
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Vanessa Redgrave ... Dr. Angela Bead
John Hurt ... Rex Goodyear
Jonathan Pryce ... Duncan Stewart
Dorothy Tutin ... Gwendolyne Quim
Rakie Ayola ... Gabriel Angel
Carmen Munroe Carmen Munroe ... Vesuvia
Oliver Samuels Oliver Samuels ... Thomas
David Harewood ... Steward
Stan Pretty Stan Pretty ... Waiter
Sol Raye Sol Raye ... Vesuvia's Guest
Muriel Hunte Muriel Hunte ... Vesuvia's Guest
Bertie Green Bertie Green ... Vesuvia's Guest
Willie Payne Willie Payne ... Vesuvia's Guest
Joan Hooley Joan Hooley ... Vesuvia's Guest
Dora Dixon-Fyle Dora Dixon-Fyle ... Vesuvia's Guest
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A young woman becomes involved with a man who not only may be an art thief, but a murderer.

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R
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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 November 1995 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Shades of Fear See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Robust acting outshines the story line
23 March 2005 | by karamlindaSee all my reviews

Redgrave, Pryce, Tutin and the younger actors all give virtually flawless performances in this somewhat original but unevenly written tale. While the story has some good lines, the suspense does not hold. The marvelous character actors haul the script along. Ms. Ayola as the buoyant, aspiring aviator is particularly compelling. There's a surprising, touching scene between Redgrave and Tutin when they discover that their collegiality has blossomed into love -- Vanessa sensually licking a spoon evokes a laugh. If you think, as I, that films are worth seeing for good performances, this one will not disappoint.


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