Talk Of Angels


(out of 5)

Lush-looking Miramax cheese about an Irish lass () who is sent to live as a governess in war-torn Spain and ends up charming her employer () and his politically rebellious son (). Along the way she experiences the Spanish Civil War first-hand, makes friends with a compatriot governess () and grows up a little from the innocent maid she used to be, but with all its epic feel and beautiful locales the film never seems to manage to be more than a mild distraction. Fans of Spanish cinema will enjoy seeing its most respected actresses, including ,  and  in supporting roles, but the film really belongs to Walker, and for all the charm and talent she’s showing she deserves for it to be better.

Kan Zamia-a, Kanzaman, Polaris Pictures

USA, 1998

Directed by

Screenplay by , , based on the novel by

Cinematography by

Produced by

Music by

Production Design by

Costume Design by ,,

Film Editing by ,

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