Haunting images from the past and a present-day, thirst for justice and revenge fuel this true-life story directed by Peter Yates and based on author Nick Gages best-selling book. Kate Nelligan is Eleni, a Greek villager struggling to keep her family together despite the turmoil of the civil war that has enveloped the country at the end of World War II. Her torment and death at the hands of rebel guerrillas have forever plagued her son, Nick (John Malkovich). Now an adult and a journalist for the New York Times, Nick travels back to his small village in Greece to uncover the truth behind his mother's untimely death. With only childhood recollections of the tragic incident to guide him, Nick's obsessive investigation leads him closer and closer to the man responsible for Eleni's death  and triggers harrowing, poignant memories of both a country and a family ripped apart by war.

Year: 1985
Genre: Drama, True Stories, Film Festivals 1987
Country: USA
Director: Peter Yates
Starring: Kate Nelligan, Linda Hunt, Oliver Cotton
Duration: 112 Minutes
Rating: PG
Location in store: Drama



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