Tag Archives: Monica Bellucci
Irréversible / Irreversible (2002) Gaspar Noé, Monica Bellucci, Vincent Cassel, Albert Dupontel, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Malèna (2000) Giuseppe Tornatore, Monica Bellucci, Giuseppe Sulfaro, Luciano Federico, Drama, Romance, War
Amidst the outbreak of World War II, Renato, a young Sicilian boy, becomes infatuated with beautiful war widow Malena. Malena is leered at by men, reviled by women and eventually suffers greatly for her beauty. Ever-watchful Renato does not come to her aid but, nevertheless, learns a valuable lesson about courage.
The Whistleblower (2010) Larysa Kondracki, Rachel Weisz, Monica Bellucci, Vanessa Redgrave, Action, Biography, Crime
This ripped-from-the-headlines thriller is inspired by actual events. Kathy Bolkovac (Rachel Weisz) is a Nebraskan police officer who takes a job working as a peacekeeper in post-war Bosnia. Her expectations of helping to rebuild a devastated country are dashed when she uncovers a dangerous reality of corruption, cover-up and intrigue amid a world of private contractors and multinational diplomatic doubletalk.
Don’t Look Back / Ne te retourne pas (2009) Marina de Van, Sophie Marceau, Monica Bellucci, Andrea Di Stefano, Horror, Mystery
Jeanne, a writer, married with two children – starts to see unsettling changes in her home. Her body is beginning to change. Noone around her seems to notice. Her family dismisses these fears as the result of the stress of having to finish her next book. But Jeanne realizes that something far deeper, far more disturbing is taking place. A photograph at her mother’s house sends her in search of a woman in Italy. Here, transformed into another woman, Rosa Maria, she will discover the strange secret of her true identity.
Tears of the Sun (2003) Antoine Fuqua, Bruce Willis, Cole Hauser, Monica Bellucci, Action, Drama, Thriller
The Nigerian government has fallen, and the country is on the verge of civil war. Lt. A.K. Waters (Bruce Willis) has been assigned to lead a team of soldiers into the Nigerian jungle to rescue Dr. Lena Kendricks (Monica Bellucci). When Waters and his team locate Kendricks, she tells them she won’t leave her helpless patients to be slaughtered by rebels. The team incurs the wrath of both U.S. and Nigerian forces when they side with Kendricks and attempt to march the refugees to safety.
The Brothers Grimm (2005) Terry Gilliam, Matt Damon, Heath Ledger, Monica Bellucci, Action, Adventure, Comedy
Folklore collectors and con artists, Jake and Will Grimm, travel from village to village pretending to protect townsfolk from enchanted creatures and performing exorcisms. They are put to the test, however, when they encounter a real magical curse in a haunted forest with real magical beings, requiring genuine courage.