Tag Archives: Greta Scacchi

Heat and Dust (1983) James Ivory, Julie Christie, Greta Scacchi, Christopher Cazenove, Drama, Romance

Heat and Dust (1983)
Anne is investigating the life of her grand-aunt Olivia, whose destiny has always been shrouded with scandal. The search leads back to the early 1920s, when Olivia, recently married to Douglas, a civil servant in the colonial administration, comes to live with him in India. Slowly, Olivia becomes fascinated by India and by the local ruler, a nawab who combines British distinction with Indian pomp and ruthlessness. This fascination is not without risks: the region is being ransacked by a group of sanguinary bandits, and intrigues are opposing the prejudiced British community led by Major Minnies and Dr. Saunders against the nawab. As Anne delves into the history of her grand-aunt, she is led to reconsider her own life.

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The Player (1992) Robert Altman, Tim Robbins, Greta Scacchi, Fred Ward, Comedy, Drama

The Player (Robert Altman, 1992)
A studio script screener gets on the bad side of a writer by not accepting his script. The writer is sending him threatening postcards. The screener tries to identify the writer in order to pay him off so he’ll be left alone, and then in a case of mistaken identity gone awry, he accidentally gives the writer solid ammunition for blackmail. This plot is written on a backdrop of sleazy Hollywood deals and several subplots involving the politics of the industry.

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Good Morning, Babylon / Good morning Babilonia (1987) Paolo Taviani, Vittorio Taviani, Vincent Spano, Joaquim de Almeida, Greta Scacchi, Drama, Romance

Good Morning, Babylon (1986)
After the bankruptcy of their father’s stonemasonry firm, brothers Nicola and Andrea emigrate to America to restore their fortunes. After many adventures and near-disasters, they end up in Hollywood designing sets for D.W.Griffith and marry beautiful actresses, but tragedy strikes with the arrival of World War I, which finds the brothers fighting on opposite sides…

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