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"The Last Mistress" revolves around Ryno, an impoverished nobleman and his long relationship with Vellini, his mistress. From the very start they have destructive relationship which over the time has been converted to an amalgam of love and hate.
The subject of the movie is age old, but I never got bored. There are many unexpected twists and turns and keep the audience occupied. The sets, costumes , acting and everything else is top notch. Asia Argento has done a wonderful job. Her performance seems different from what she has done earlier but I think that is due mostly to what was demanded of her for the role.
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