Tell me what the truth is
Well, actually, I *am* Jewish....
Set in Spain from around 1780 onwards, this movie takes a look at events which occurred during the life of the famous artist Goya. The plot is a little convoluted, but revolves around the Inquisition, and one of their victims. She is a young woman accused of being Jewish. She is taken in for 'questioning', leading to torture. Her father appeals to Goya to intervene, since he had painted both the girl and her inquisitor. They arrive at a 'solution' which sees her locked up. Fifteen years later, Napoleon arrives, and appoints the inquisitor as a prosecutor. The girl is let out of jail, together with her child...
115 minutes, No persons under 13 (Violence)
Drama, On the art circuit
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Javier Bardem, Natalie Portman, Stellan Skarsgård, Randy Quaid, Blanca Portillo, Michael Lonsdale
|Screenplay||Milos Forman, Jean-Claude Carrière|
|Music||Varhan Orchestrovich Bauer, José Nieto|
|Sound formats||Dolby Digital, DTS|
|Produced by||Antena 3 Television, Kanzaman S.A., The Saul Zaentz Company, Xuxa Producciones S.L.|
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|What the Critics say|
|Cape Argus/The StarTheresa Smith||10|
|Die BurgerMariana Malan||15|
|Cape TimesCarina Chocano||5|
|The CitizenDavid Jenkin||17|
|Sunday TimesBarry Ronge||10|
|BBC (UK)Laura Bushell ||5|
|Chicago Sunday TimesRoger Ebert ||15|
|ReelViews (USA)James Berardinelli ||10|
|What the People say|
|IMDB5242 Netizens ||14|
|Average .. 55%||11|
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