The Venice Project

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  • 1999
  • 1 hr 26 min
  • 5.7  (208)

The Venice Project is a captivating thriller that takes viewers on a ride through the twisting canals and narrow streets of Venice, Italy. The film follows Jane Spencer (played by Lauren Bacall), a wealthy American art collector who has commissioned renowned architect John Porter (Linus Roache) to restore a historic building in the city. However, Jane's project takes a strange turn when she discovers that John has disappeared and left behind a hidden room inside the building. Determined to find out what happened to John, Jane embarks on a dangerous journey through the city's underworld, encountering enigmatic characters along the way.

One of these characters is a reclusive millionaire named Christopher (Dennis Hopper), who has a dark secret of his own and becomes entangled in Jane's search for answers. Through twists and turns, both Christopher and Jane must navigate a maze of deception and danger, all while uncovering the truth about John's disappearance and facing the consequences of their own actions.

As the story unfolds, viewers are treated to stunning scenery of Venice, with its gondolas, canals, and historic landmarks. The film's score, composed by Angelo Badalamenti, adds to the atmosphere with its haunting melodies and suspenseful tones.

The performances in The Venice Project are top-notch, with Bacall giving a commanding presence as the determined and resourceful Jane. Roache provides a great foil as John, the suave but elusive architect, while Hopper delivers a nuanced performance as the brooding Christopher.

Director Robert Dornhelm masterfully creates an atmospheric and suspenseful film, keeping viewers on the edge of their seats throughout. The Venice Project is a captivating thriller that will keep audiences guessing until the very end. So, if you're a fan of suspense, intrigue, and worldly intrigue, this is definitely a movie worth checking out.

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    5.7  (208)