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  • From the start, we can see where this is headed: a big fat power struggle, with Omar at the eye of the storm. But the storm is more of a drizzle than an apocalyptic downpour, just one snippy conversation after another in languorous settings. show more

  • A movie that feels as if it should have been a masterpiece. As it is, it's flawed, uneven work but deserves careful viewing. show more

  • Ivory appears most concerned about creating a mood, and in this regard he's successful. But Ruth Prawer Jhabvala's surprisingly bland screenplay, based on Peter Cameron's novel, feels half-finished show more

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  • September 17, 2011 mjzasselta
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    A wonderful movie; lovely to watch. And, no violence, harsh language. Anthony Hopkins once again gives depth to the story while not overtaking other characters. See it !

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