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The Mercury Conspiracy (2013)

Something Good: The Mercury Factor (original title)
After her son is fatally poisoned from tainted black market food, a woman falls deeply in love with the suave businessman who is secretly responsible for trafficking the poisoned food that killed her child.


Luca Barbareschi
2 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Luca Barbareschi ... Matteo
Jingchu Zhang ... Jiazhen
Carl Ng ... Zhao
Frank Crudele Frank Crudele ... Tomas Hodek
Branko Djuric ... Valerio
Alessandro Haber Alessandro Haber ... Captain Poloni
Gary Lewis ... Gregory Poulson
Kenneth Tsang ... Mr. Feng
Michael Wong ... Police Commissioner Xi Chan
Eddy Ko ... Mr. Lao
Ankie Beilke ... Girl
David Peatfield David Peatfield ... Russian Dealer
Wilfred Pereira Wilfred Pereira ... KRDB boss
Tammie Rhee Tammie Rhee ... Bank officer
Nicole Russo Nicole Russo ... Josephine


In a small village in China's Yunnan region, Xiwen (Jingchu Zhang) mourns the sudden loss of her beloved, only child, a young boy poisoned by tainted food. Numbed by the pain, she seeks a reason to live. Although a woman of the highest integrity, she has become hard and uncompromising. Far away in Italy, Matteo (Luca Barbareschi) is a ruthless, high-powered player for Hong Kong-based Feng Multinational, an international conglomerate with many interests around the world ... not all of which are above board. Lured by the highly lucrative, international trafficking of adulterated foods, the suave and cynical Matteo has abandoned all scruples and conscience and is well on his way up the underworld corporate ladder. Following a series of cold-blooded successes, he is poised to become CEO of the Feng group when fate abruptly intervenes. Crossing paths with Xiwen, the two instantly share a powerfully undeniable attraction. Tentatively, they begin to see one another, each experiencing ... Written by Casanova Multimedia

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Rated R for some violence and language

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Release Date:

7 November 2013 (Italy) See more »

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Barbareschi far from being as good as wine
16 May 2014 | by cablooieSee all my reviews

Yet another awful flop from the untalented Italian actor Barbareschi. Light years far from being as good as the wine whose name he bears.

Terrible, predictable, awfully acted, pretentious and embarrassingly boring. Script was probably put together by copy-pasting parts of stories from bad action-drama movies from the 80's.

Barbareschi as wooden as Pinocchio, without being as funny and interesting. Somebody must have told this guy he is good looking and incredibly enough he believed them. Maybe he will have better success as a plumber, because acting is simply not for him.

Avoid by any means unless you like to pay for being clichéd to death.

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