At an undisclosed location and time an Empress has seven years to provide her Emperor with an heir to his throne. If she does not succeed during this time, the Emperor is free to marry a ...
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Finbar and Danny are close childhood friends who live in a depressing neighbourhood in an Irish town. Finbar gets the chance to play soccer in an international soccer team abroad but can't ... See full summary »
Jonathan Rhys Meyers,
At an undisclosed location and time an Empress has seven years to provide her Emperor with an heir to his throne. If she does not succeed during this time, the Emperor is free to marry a different girl. The Emperor's devoted chamberlain helps the Emperor to choose the right girl. This throws the four people into a power struggle.Written by
the atmosphere is the key for a fairy tale who preserves traditional recipes but use new ingredients. slow, strange, seductive, remembering art cinema but proposing different perspective, it is more a challenge for viewer than entertainment. and that is the purpose. because, full of cultural references, it has its precise target. cocktail of Sci Fi themes, using myths and images from old stories, it seems be a game. or a parable. or, maybe, only obscure, beautiful film. in fact, it is only a kind of flavor of images. a bridge between worlds. careful made, exploring force of symbols, cold and mysterious, it is one of films who are not easy to define but too easy to reject.
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