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Eleni (1985)

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MPAA Rating
PG

Running Time
1 hour, 54 minutes

Country USA

Studio CBS, Warner Brothers

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Genre: War, Drama, Escape, Murder, Psychodrama, Political, Revenge, Suspense

Plot: This poignant drama is based on Nicholas Gage's angry nonfiction book about his mother's execution during the Greek Civil War. John Malkovich stars as Gage, a civil war survivor who worked in Greece as a journalist for the New York Times, hoping to uncover the truth about Eleni's (Kate Nelligan) death and exact revenge against those responsible. As Gage returns to his homeland and the various scenes of heinous war crimes, he is deeply moved by the memories of his mother's devotion and ultimate sacrifice. Gage's boyhood experience of the war and his mother's eventual execution are conveyed in a series of haunting flashbacks. The tragedy took place in the months following World War II, when communist soldiers flooded Eleni's small village. Ultimately, Gage does confront the man responsible for condemning Eleni, but the experience proves different from his expectations. Kate Nelligan gives a tour-de-fource performance in director Peter Yates's compelling tale of a country and family ripped apart by war.

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 Directed by
Peter Yates
Bullitt, Breaking Away, Krull
 Written by
Nicholas Gage
The Godfather: Part III
Steve Tesich
The World According to Garp, Breaking Away, American Flyers
 Cast
John Malkovich
Being John Malkovich, Con Air, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
Alfred Molina
Raiders of the Lost Ark, Spider-Man 2, Magnolia
Kate Nelligan
The Cider House Rules, U.S. Marshals, Wolf
Linda Hunt
Dune, Kindergarten Cop, Pocahontas
Oliver Cotton
Shanghai Knights, Firefox, Beowulf
Ronald Pickup
Never Say Never Again, Lolita, The Day of the Jackal
Rosalie Crutchley
The Haunting, Quo Vadis, The Keep
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 Music By
Bruce Smeaton
Roxanne, A Cry in the Dark, Iceman



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