Two Deaths

Two Deaths

Director: Nicolas Roeg

Cast: Michael Gambon, Sonia Braga, Nickolas Grace

     
 

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Amid the bloody tumult of Communist dictator Ceausescu in 1989 Romania, a hedonistic and morally sidetracked physician, Daniel Pavenic (Michael Gambon), attempts to hold his annual dinner for 12 of his closest friends. Only three such friends are willing to brave the dangerous war-torn streets to go to Pavenic's mansion, where they find themselves investigating the

Overview

Amid the bloody tumult of Communist dictator Ceausescu in 1989 Romania, a hedonistic and morally sidetracked physician, Daniel Pavenic (Michael Gambon), attempts to hold his annual dinner for 12 of his closest friends. Only three such friends are willing to brave the dangerous war-torn streets to go to Pavenic's mansion, where they find themselves investigating the shocking, debauched relationship between their host and a once-beautiful house servant. The more the guests learn about the twisted relationship, the more they find themselves re-entangled in their own dark memories. The book upon which this drama is based, The Two Deaths of Senora Puccini, by Stephen Dobyns, was set in Chile.Amid the bloody tumult of Communist dictator Ceausescu in 1989 Romania, a hedonistic and morally sidetracked physician, Daniel Pavenic (Michael Gambon), attempts to hold his annual dinner for 12 of his closest friends. Only three such friends are willing to brave the dangerous war-torn streets to go to Pavenic's mansion, where they find themselves investigating the shocking, debauched relationship between their host and a once-beautiful house servant. The more the guests learn about the twisted relationship, the more they find themselves re-entangled in their own dark memories. The book upon which this drama is based, The Two Deaths of Senora Puccini, by Stephen Dobyns, was set in Chile.

Product Details

Release Date:
03/02/1999
UPC:
0720917506227
Original Release:
1996
Rating:
R
Source:
Fox Lorber
Presentation:
[Pan & Scan]
Time:
1:42:00

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Michael Gambon Daniel Pavenic
Sonia Braga Ana Puscasu
Nickolas Grace Marius Vernescu
Ion Caramitru Carl Dalakis
Patrick Malahide George Bucsan
Rade Serbedzija Colonel George Lapadus
John Shrapnel Cinca
Sevilia Delofski Ilena
Lisa Orgolini Young Ana
Niall Refoy Young Daniel
Matthew Terdre Leon
Karl Tessler Roberto Costantini
Andrew Tiernan Captain Jorgu

Technical Credits
Nicolas Roeg Director
Charmian Adams Art Director
Dermot Boyd Asst. Director
Stuart Brisdon Special Effects
Anni Buchanan Makeup
John Bush Set Decoration/Design
Celestia Fox Casting
Jim Greenhorn Sound/Sound Designer
Tony Lawson Editor
Carolyn Montagu Producer
Jonathan Olsberg Executive Producer
Luc Roeg Producer
John Rushton Associate Producer
Allan Scott Executive Producer,Screenwriter
Mark Shivas Executive Producer
Witold Stok Cinematographer
Don Taylor Production Designer
Elizabeth Waller Costumes/Costume Designer
Hans Zimmer Score Composer

Scene Index

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