Sex, lies and tradition
Just a little off the side please....
Set during the black death in Italy, a young lorathio gets on the wrong side of the baddie and seeks refuge undercover in a convent. Meanwhile the baddie makes a pretty young thing an offer she can hardly refuse... but she does, as a Russian nobleman in en route to marry her. Smelling a rat, the baddie decides to investigate, while she seeks refuge in a convent (yes, the same one). Naturally boy meets girl under anonymous conditions, and the ladykiller finds himself in love for the first time, but has no idea who she was. The situation resolves itself in due course after much adventure. This film went straight to DVD overseas.
97 minutes, No persons under 16 (Sex, Nudity)
Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Period piece, Romance.
Where's it showing?
Hayden Christensen, Mischa Barton, Tim Roth, Matthew Rhys
|Screenplay||David Leland, based on an old Italian novel|
|Sound formats||Dolby Digital, Sony Dynamic Digital Sound, DTS|
|Produced by||Carthago Films S.a.r.l., Dino de Laurentiis Cinematografica, Ingenious Film Partners, Red Lion Productions, Zephyr Films|
IMDB page | FPB Report
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|FPB Report (SA)|
|Genre||Period drama, romance, comedy|
|Language||Mild, crass, infrequent|
|Nudity||Explicit sexual nudity|
|Sex||Strongly implied, sexual conduct, suggestive sounds|
|Violence||Mild action violence, infrequent mild blood|
|Comments||Warning: strong blasphemous tone which may offend sensitive viewers and religiously sensitive viewers|
|These details are supplied by the FPB. If you have a problem with any of the above, please take it up directly with the FPB. Read the Classification Guidelines.|
|What the Critics say|
|Cape Argus/The StarTheresa Smith||5|
|Die BurgerPaul Boekkooi||5|
|Cape TimesTerri Dunbar-Durran||1|
|The CitizenNatalie Bosman ||6|
|24.comKele Scheppers ||5|
|What the People say|
|IMDB2538 Netizens ||10|
|Average .. 27%||5|
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