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The Protagonists (1999)

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An Italian movie crew goes to London to make a documentary about a murder case that took place a few years before.

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Luca Guadagnino

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Luca Guadagnino (screenplay), Luca Guadagnino (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Tilda Swinton ... Actress
Fabrizia Sacchi ... Herself
Andrew Tiernan ... Mohammed
Claudio Gioè ... Happy
Paolo Briguglia Paolo Briguglia ... Billy
Michelle Hunziker Michelle Hunziker ... Sue
Jhelisa Jhelisa ... Herself
Laura Betti ... Judge
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Storyline

An Italian movie crew goes to London to see a very close friend of the director, Tilda Swinton, who leads them on the trail of an actual event that took place a few years before - about two teenagers who murdered a complete stranger simply to prove themselves that they had the courage to do it. Written by L.H. Wong <lhw@sfs.org.sg>

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Crime | Thriller

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Country:

Italy

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 September 1999 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Протагонисты See more »

Filming Locations:

London, England, UK

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1.85 : 1
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The first of five collaborations between director Luca Guadagnino and actress Tilda Swinton. It was followed by Tilda Swinton: The Love Factory (2002), Io sono l'amore (2009), A Bigger Splash (2015) and Suspiria (2018). . See more »

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The Garden
Composed by Andrea Guerra
Vocal by Tilda Swinton
Performed by Bulgarian Symphony Orchestra-Sif 309 (as The Bulgarian Symphony Orchestra), conducted by Deyan Pavlov
© & (p) 2004 by Warner Chappell Music Italiana S.r.l.
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This is the worst movie I have ever seen.
27 February 2000 | by daniellem56See all my reviews

There is no point in going to see this movie, if one could consider this a movie. It was more like a documentary but threw in mini-plots which had nothing to do with the rest of the film. I gave this movie a 1 because that was the lowest I could give. If there were negative numbers to give it, I would. I went to a free screening of this movie and it was not worth the money I paid.


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