So, apparently I've transformed into a movie blogger these days. But I guess that's what happens when you're fabulously unemployed and have nothing better to do with your time.
Plus, I just saw another movie that blew my mind: Zwartboek (Black Book). Romance, passion, adventure, danger, and lust. This thriller has it all.
The story focuses on Rachel, played by the stunning Carice van Houten, who is a Jewish singer fleeing from the Nazis during World War II. She is taken under the wing of a resistance group which persuades her to seduce a Nazi commander and take down the enemy from within.
The mystery and suspense woven throughout the plot literally kept me on the edge of my seat throughout the entire film. The storyline was rich with fascinating historical anecdotes and three-dimensional characters. It was really refreshing to see a World War II action movie that focused on a strong, beautiful woman.
Which leads me to admit: I've developed a little crush on Carice van Houten. Actually, I kind of adore her. This 33-year-old actress plays her part so beautifully and immaculately, it took my breath away. I was mesmerized by her beauty and charm and wit during the entire film.
Although the Dutch movie star had already starred in several films, it was Zwartboek's release in 2006 which gave her international fame. In 2008 she starred in Valkyrie with Tom Cruise and this year she stars in Repo Men with Jude Law.
Isn't she lovely?
I hope you all put Zwartboek on your movie lists. You will thank me later! xoxo