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The Barbarian Invasions (2003)

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'THE BARBARIAN INVASIONS'

Details Limited Release: Nov 21, 2003; Rated: R; Length: 110 Minutes; Genre: Foreign Language; With: Remy Girard and Stephane Rousseau; Distributor: Miramax

Despite the title, Arnold Schwarzenegger is nowhere to be found. Instead, Denys Arcand’s film, a Cannes prizewinner for Best Screenplay, revisits themes from his acclaimed 1986 film ''The Decline of the American Empire.'' ''Invasions'' examines relationship politics while following a contentious family brought together by devastating news.

Originally posted Aug 11, 2003 Published in issue #724-725 Aug 22, 2003 Order article reprints