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Taking Sides

2001, cert 15, running time 110 minutes

Director: István Szabó

Taking Sides is a gripping political drama investigating the responsibility of the individual within a dictatorship.

Directored by Academy Award winner István Szabó the film is based on a screenplay by Ronald Harwood, adapted from his theatre play of the same name. Starring Harvey Keitel, Stellan Skarsgĺrd, Moritz Bleibtreu and Birgit Minichmayr.

Starring Harvey Keitel, Stellan Skarsgĺrd, Moritz Bleibtreu and Birgit Minichmayr.

Reviews

"Taking Sides is about as far from the mindless antics of Hollywood as you can get: intelligent, literate and, finally, important. A grown-up film of great integrity. The second disc has an excellent feature on the making of the film and a lengthy portrait of designer Ken Adams."
5 stars Classic FM

DVD info

DVD extras on this 2 disc set:

  • Main Language: English with some Russian.

  • Hearing Impaired: English sub-titles.

  • TAKING SIDES AGAIN - 45 minute documentary with the writer and stars looking at the story behind the film.

  • Sixty minute documentary about Oscar winning designer Ken Adam.

  • Audio Commentary with Oscar winning writer Ronald Harwood and the Producer and Executive Producer

  • Picture Gallery


Taking Sides

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More details: Taking Sides website.

 

 

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