Besieged

  • 1999
  • Movie
  • R
  • Drama

Maddening on many fronts and strangely wordless, Bernardo Bertolucci's purported love story breaks no new ground. Shandurai (Thandie Newton) flees her unspecified African homeland, where her husband was summarily arrested, to pursue a medical degree in Rome. There she earns room and board by cleaning the villa of a wealthy Englishman, Mr. Kinsky (David...read more

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00:32 — When an African dictator jails her husband, Shandurai goes into exile in Italy, studying medicine and keeping house for Mr. Kinsky, an eccentric Engli (more…)

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  • Released: 1999
  • Rating: R
  • Review: Maddening on many fronts and strangely wordless, Bernardo Bertolucci's purported love story breaks no new ground. Shandurai (Thandie Newton) flees her unspecified African homeland, where her husband was summarily arrested, to pursue a medical degree in Ro… (more)

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