"Slowly, meticulously and to ironic steel-guitar music, O'Rourke builds up a more or less irrefutable case for Rongelap Atoll and its inhabitants having been used as guinea pigs. INTELLIGENT, MOVING AND UNMANIPULATIVE ... MAGNIFICENT." - Nick Roddick, Cinema Papers JURY PRIZE (BEST FILM) AND BERLINALE PEACE PRIZE - Berlin Film Festival DIRECTOR'S AWARD FOR EXTRAORDINARY ACHIEVEMENT - Sundance Film Festival
When a western Pennsylvania auto plant is acquired by a Japanese company, brokering auto worker Hunt Stevenson faces the tricky challenge of mediating the assimilation of two clashing corporate cultures.
In this adaptation of Umberto Eco's best-selling novel, 14th-century Franciscan monk William of Baskerville and his young novice arrive at a conference to find that several monks have been murdered under mysterious circumstances.