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Death and the Maiden

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Death and the Maiden
Movie poster
Country Flag of the United States.jpg United States
FRA.jpg France
UKD.jpg United Kingdom
Directed by Roman Polanski
Release Date 1994
Language English
Studio Capitol Films
Film4 Productions
TF1 Films Production
Distributor Fine Line Features
Main Cast
Character Actor
Paulina Escobar Sigourney Weaver
Dr. Roberto Miranda Ben Kingsley
Gerardo Escobar Stuart Wilson

Death and the Maiden is a 1994 drama film directed by Roman Polanski. A former political activist from an unnamed South American country, Paulina Escobar (Sigourney Weaver), is convinced that the guest of her husband Gerardo (Stuart Wilson) who introduces himself as Dr. Robert Miranda (Ben Kingsley) is a man who once was her torturer in service of the military junta.

The following weapons can be seen in Death and the Maiden:

Beretta 92

An original-model Beretta 92 is used prominently in the film.

Beretta 92, the first Beretta 92 Series model produced, noted by rounded trigger guard, butt located magazine release, and frame mounted safety (pre-decocking safety) - 9x19mm.
Paulina Escobar (Sigourney Weaver) pulls a Beretta 92 on a restrained Dr. Miranda.
Close up. Note the frame mounted safety.
For a short time, the gun is seized by Dr. Miranda (Ben Kingsley). Note the rounded trigger guard and that there is no safety on the right side of the pistol.

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