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R| 2 hr. min.

Plot Summary
Tuccio (John Turturro) is having problems staging his latest play, "Illuminata." In fact, the production is a melodrama in its own right. The lead actress, Rachel (Katherine Borowitz), is his lover. His cast members are ready to mutiny. And a preview of the piece didn't exactly thrill renowned theater critic Umberto Bevalaqua (Christopher Walken). So it's no wonder Tuccio finds himself susceptible to the seductions of Celimene (Susan Sarandon), a professed admirer.

Cast: John Turturro , Katherine Borowitz , Christopher Walken , Susan Sarandon , Beverly D'Angelo , Bill Irwin , Rufus Sewell , Georgina Cates

Director: John Turturro

Genres: Comedy drama

Illuminata (1998)

Release Date: August 20th, 1999|2 hr. min.

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critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( )
  • 75
    Edward Guthmann San Francisco Chronicle

    Self-satisfied -- an undisciplined brat of a film. show more

  • 63
    Mike Clark USA Today

    Susan Sarandon has never looked better in her 29-year screen career than she does here. show more

  • 75
    Carrie Rickey Philadelphia Inquirer

    Few movies are as eloquent in their performances and their art direction. show more

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