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Paradise Road
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Paradise Road 1997


From Amazon: Earnest and well-meaning, this film also accumulates power as it goes along, despite its inability to generate any moral complexity. But then how complex can you get in a story about the Japanese imprisonment and mistreatment of an international group of women (including Glenn Close, Frances McDormand, and Julianna Margulies)? Written and directed by Bruce Beresford, it's based on a true story. Japanese brutality has been well chronicled before; the real story here is the way these women of different social and ethnic backgrounds achieve a sense of solidarity in the face of potentially deadly abuse. Strong performances and many uplifting and...

Directed By:
No image existsBruce Beresford
Written By:
No image existsBruce Beresford
Starring:
Glenn CloseGlenn Close
Frances McDormandFrances McDormand
No image existsJulianna Margulies
No image existsPauline Collins
No image existsJennifer Ehle
No image existsElizabeth Spriggs
No image existsSab Shimono
Cate BlanchettCate Blanchett
No image existsWendy Hughes
No image existsJohanna Ter Steege
No image existsPamela Rabe
No image existsClyde Kusatsu
No image existsStan Egi
No image existsSusie Porter
No image existsPenne Hackforth-Jones

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Paradise Road Movie Review by Emily (12/30/2008)

First off I am very surprised there are not any reviews for this movie! I loved it, but then again I am always told I love the oddest movies. I am also a huge feminist and this movie is just full of strong women!

If you love good acting, crying, a bit of men beating women, lots of nudity in a non-sexual way, and amazing...

(complete Paradise Road review by Emily)



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