Eleni
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Based on the autobiographical novel by Nicholas Gage, Eleni traces Gage's search for the truth behind the execution of his Greek mother Eleni. John Malkovich plays Gage (herein referred to only as Nick), a New York Times journalist assigned to cover a border war in Albania. Intimately familiar with his beat--it's where he grew up--Nick periodically flashes back to his childhood, and his memories of his late mother Eleni (Kate Nelligan). Not at all concerned with politics, Eleni goes to extreme lengths to shelter her children from the ravages of civil unrest. For attempting to smuggle… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 100%

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"An extraordinary movie about a heroic Greek woman with an outstanding performance by Kate Nelligan."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
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