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R| 1 hr. 34 min.

Plot Summary
Mild-mannered composer Jason Kinsky (David Thewlis) hires Shandurai (Thandie Newton), a medical student and recent immigrant from Africa, to work as a part-time maid in his home. As the repressed maestro observes his intoxicating new employee, Shandurai reveals herself to be a free spirit with a captivating sadness. And, when Kinsky suddenly declares his undying love for her, she sends him on a dark journey into the depths of passion, jealousy and political intrigue.

Cast: Thandie Newton , David Thewlis , Claudio Santamaria , Massimo De Rossi , Cyril Nri ,

Director: Bernardo Bertolucci

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Fine Line Features

Besieged (1998)

Release Date: June 11th, 1999|1 hr. 34 min.

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