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J.J. 'Jake' Gittes's rating of the film The Year of Living Dangerously

Mel Gibson: after Mad Max and Gallipoli only at the age of 26 he did this. His 3rd "real" movie. A careerist, an asshole, a beginner, who really doesn't know much, wants to land the hit. At which price? Any price? Friendship, ethics, moral, betrayel.. what's right, what's wrong. Make up your own judgement. Fantastic Mel Gibson, on a very early stage, with much more substance as before. Unforgettable: the eye scene.