Ulrik is reluctantly let out of prison after serving 12 years for murder. He has to cope with his gang, his ex, a few women - and a snitch. His son has a fiancé. Her family doesn't approve ... See full summary »
The author Max Zorn, now in his early 60s, is on a promotional book tour in New York when he meets up again with the woman he could never forget. They spend a weekend together. 17 years have passed. Can there be a future for their past?
maybe not convincing. but beautiful, well acted, full of seductive cinematography, a romantic story about honor and love, about ambition of great powers to build colonial empires and about religion in a free manner. it is not different by many other French historical films . same mixture of national proud and noble ideals, about good savage and cruel enemy, about forbidden love stories and happy solutions. its virtue - it is a beautiful film. Stellan Skarsgard does an admirable job exploring the possibilities of his role . the young actors are good in the translation of the image about the yearly age of period. in fact, it is a film of colors. the colors of emotions and the colors of nature. sentimental, heroic and hopeful.
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