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Original title L'ASSEDIO

Directed by Bernardo Bertolucci

UNITED KINGDOM, ITALY - 1998 - English, Italian, Swahili - HanWay Films Ltd

Themes :
Generalist - ALL, African Cinema & Culture, Classics, Drama, Historical, Political, Romantic, Society


While in exile in Italy, an African woman finds herself trying to get back home and free her imprisoned husband. But the only man that can help her do so is in love with her.

From acclaimed director Bernardo Bertolucci (THE LAST EMPEROR, LAST TANGO IN PARIS) "in top form" (Los Angeles Times) comes a tense, sensual film about a reclusive British pianist's infatuation with his African exile housemaid. Shandurai (Thandie ... Read All

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Time 93 min

CAST & CREW

Cast Thandie Newton, David Thewlis, Claudio Santamaria
Directed by Bernardo Bertolucci
Producer Massimo Cortesi
DOP Fabio Cianchetti
Music Alessio Vlad
Editing by Jacopo Quadri
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    Toronto 1998

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