Fiennes' debut is an impressive, muscular version of Shakespeare's sometimes overlooked play about power and political pragmatism. The setting - a place calling itself 'Rome' - is a recognisably modern Balkan war-zone, and writer John Logan skilfully adapts the Bard's words for more contemporary phrasing. The director himself takes the lead role of Coriolanus, the war hero turned politician whose abrasive and autocratic personality does not endear him to the masses whose support he needs to become consul of Rome. The film also stars Gerard Butler, Brian Cox and Vanessa Redgrave.
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a) Dangerous Minds
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c) A Dangerous Method
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