Cliffs of Freedom

Showings

Mary D. Fisher Theatre Fri, Apr 12 7:00 PM
Mary D. Fisher Theatre Sun, Apr 14 7:00 PM
Mary D. Fisher Theatre Mon, Apr 15 4:00 PM
Mary D. Fisher Theatre Wed, Apr 17 4:00 PM
Film Info
Event Type:Narrative Feature
Release Year:2019
Run Time:137 minutes
Rating:R
Production Country:United States
Original Language:Greek, English
Trailer:https://youtu.be/Iw4K1OhRMrs
Cast/Crew Info
Director:Van Ling
Cast:Tania Raymonde
Billy Zane
Christopher Plummer
Patti LuPone
Raza Jaffrey

Description

“Cliffs of Freedom” features an all-star ensemble cast including Patti LuPone, Christopher Plummer, Billy Zane, Tania Raymonde, Jan Uddin and Raza Jaffrey.


Every revolution begins in the heart.


“Cliffs of Freedom” is the story of an ill-fated romance between a young Greek village girl and a conflicted Turkish officer during the dawn of the Greek War for Independence against the Ottoman Empire in 1821.


Twenty-year-old Anna Christina is smitten by Colonel Tariq, a rising star in the Turkish army who has growing doubts about his countrymen’s brutal methods of governance, and who had once spared her life on a cliff-top when she was a child. But their budding romance brings tragedy to her family and her village.


Swearing revenge against the Turks, Christina joins the Greek rebellion and inadvertently becomes a local symbol of the Greek resistance movement, inspiring her countrymen and attracting the ire of the Turks, who place a bounty on her head.


Having believed that she could leave her feelings behind, Christina must face off against the man who still loves her and wants to keep her safe, but who has now been tasked with her capture.


Their encounters and skirmishes inevitably lead to a tragic confrontation during a pivotal battle between the Greeks and Turks that will change the course of history.


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