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Paradise Road, 1997

Paradise Road
Directed by: Bruce Beresford
Written by: Bruce Beresford
Language:  English, Japanese, Dutch, Malay
Country:  Australia, USA
Runtime:  122 min
MPAA Rating:  R
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The mood of Paradise Road is uplifting, gloomy, and emotional. The plot centers around the human spirit, hopes, and friends. It is a drama, period, and war movie. In approach, Paradise Road is serious and realistic. It takes place, at least partly, in a prison. The setting is Singapore. Paradise Road happens in the 1930s. It is originally a true story. Note that it includes violent content.

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Based on a true story culled from hours of interviews by director Bruce Beresford, the film stars Glenn... more

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Language: English, Japanese, Dutch, Malay
Country: Australia, USA
Release date: 11 April 1997
Runtime: 122 min

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Glenn Close Glenn Close As Adrienne Pargiter
Frances McDormand Frances McDormand As Dr. Verstak
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Los Angeles Times
A warmhearted horror show that puts cliched movie people into a realistic situation, the signals it sends out are nothing but mixed.
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The New York Times
In trying to keep track of everybody while providing enough melodrama to sustain an atmosphere of controlled terror, Paradise Road stumbles all over itself and never really finds its center.
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