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God Loves Caviar is the compelling story of IOANNIS VARVAKIS, and his journey from humble Greek pirate to international caviar millionaire, with the ear of Catherine the Great of Russia. His wealth and power, however, do not give him contentment, and his boundless ambition only brings suffering, until he gives everything away, including himself, in the name of love. This epic tale, based on Varvakis' real life, moves from the Greek island of Psara to the court of Catherine the Great in Russia and the shores of the Caspian Sea, and then back to Greece, a country torn by civil war and the fight for independence, during the Revolution of 1821 against the Ottoman Empire.Written by
The original matter is excellent , but the movie is bad. First of all the storyline, is not follow the historical events so the movie is not historical. The original story is much more interesting and complicated, but if the movie based exactly on history the production would be very expensive.Even thought the scenario is interesting.Is a low budget production, but some scenes looks completely unreal like to be filmed by not professionals. I think could be used old buildings instead of cheap graphics .Also, the film never shows why Varvakhs is a great benefactor for Greek and Russian people too. Better film than El Greco, but the producer should think seriously if he wants to make another historical movie without the proper funds.
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