Sally Potter’s wacked historical suds opera is a showcase of future-resume embarrassments, from John Turturro flashing his guileless gawk-smile as a very, very famous Italian opera singer to Cate Blanchett, as a Moscow gold digger, preening like Mata Hari played by Gwen Stefani impersonating Veronica Lake. Christina Ricci, with her disaffected stare of ”Whatever!” blankness, looks like she’d rather be playing videogames.
Genre: Drama; Starring: Cate Blanchett, Johnny Depp, Christina Ricci, John Turturro, Claudia Lander-Duke, Harry Dean Stanton, Oleg Yankovsky; Director: Sally Potter; Author: Sally Potter; Producer (group): Adventure Pictures, Le Studio Canal, Working Title Films; Runtime (in minutes): 1; MPAA Rating: R; Distributor: Universal Focus
Posted June 15 2001 — 12:00 AM EDT
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