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Cliffs of Freedom (2019)

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Inspired by historical events, CLIFFS OF FREEDOM is a timeless and romantic story of bravery and faith between a Greek village girl and a Turkish Ottoman Colonel during the dawn of the Greek War for Independence.

Director:

Van Ling

Writers:

Van Ling (screenplay by), Marianne Metropoulos (screenplay by) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tania Raymonde ... Anna Christina
Jan Uddin ... Tariq
Raza Jaffrey ... Sunal Demir
Patti LuPone ... Yia-Yia
Christopher Plummer ... Thanasi
Kevin Corrigan ... Stavros Valvianos
Billy Zane ... Christo
Dino Kelly ... Vangeli
Jamie Ward ... Demetri (as Jamie Christian-Ward)
Simon Kassianides ... Gregory
Costas Mandylor ... Constantine
Ruth Gemmell ... Varvara Vakrinos
Raquel Cassidy ... Christina Vakrinos
Ivan Kaye ... Ghazi Khalif
Carlo Rota ... Mustapha Bey
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Storyline

In 1821, during the first year of the Greek War for Independence and the rebellion against the Ottoman Empire, the twenty-year-old Greek woman, Anna-Christina, falls for the conflicted Turkish officer, Colonel Tariq, who is having second thoughts about his compatriots' brutal approach to governing. However, Tariq and Anna's fledgeling romance is bound to bring suffering not only to her family but also her community. As a result, bent on retaliating, Christina summons up the courage to take part in the Revolution, and, unintentionally, she becomes a local symbol of the ever-growing Greek resistance movement, inspiring her fellow brothers and sisters-in-arms to take action. But, sooner or later, Christina will have to face her long-buried feelings for the man who still cares for her; a pivotal moment that will lead to tragic results. Written by Nick Riganas

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period drama | See All (1) »

Taglines:

Every Revolution Begins in the Heart

Genres:

Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for bloody violence | See all certifications »
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Although decades apart, Billy Zane and Christopher Plummer both, coincidentally, starred in the role of Captain Von Trapp in The Sound of Music, Zane at the Lyric Opera of Chicago and Plummer in the film. See more »

Soundtracks

I'll Wait for You
Written by Marianne Metropoulos and George Kallis
Performed by Ariana George
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For Greek Independence Day!
22 March 2019 | by athanasius1953See all my reviews

March 25, the Feast of the Annunciation is Greek Independence Day. This movie is about the struggle of the Greek peoples to partially free themselves from the Ottoman Empire in the 1820s. There were villains on both sides. There were people with redeeming qualities on both sides. I love the way it was explained about how we remember things both at the beginning of the movie and at the end. Would love to read the story it is based on. Bravo!


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Country:

USA

Language:

Greek | English

Release Date:

22 March 2019 (Ireland) See more »

Also Known As:

Cliffs of Freedom See more »

Filming Locations:

Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$16,350, 3 March 2019

Gross USA:

$72,476

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$300,842
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Aegean Ent. See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Atmos

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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