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Besieged Movie Review Summary

Actors: David Thewlis, Thandie Newton

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Italian director Bernardo Bertolucci presents a cross-cultural love story. Jason Kinsky is a reclusive English musician who has inherited his aunt's palatial Roman villa. He moves in with all his possessions -- including his prized piano -- and hires Shandurai, a beautiful young African woman, as a housekeeper. Despite their many differences, Jason soon falls passionately in love with Shandurai. Even after learning that she is married to a political prisoner, Jason cannot abandon his feelings.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1980's-1999 Romance/Love/Hugging    -   Yes Polit/Social/Race/Gender activism    -   Yes Plotlet:    -   surviving represssive govt Lover is...    -   of another race (interracial loving!)

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   singer/musician Age:    -   20's-30's Unusual characteristics:    -   Super sensitive soggy jelly muffin

Setting

Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   Italy Africa    -   Yes Kind of Africa:    -   Black Africa Misc setting    -   school

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing    -   touching of personal anatomy Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing

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