The fascination that a majority of tourists (both local and foreign) have for
the love story of Gaspar and Donna (the Romeo and Juliet of Goa) has finally culminated
into a movie. This Indo-American venture is a love story that has all the masala
of a Hindi film minus the songs. And if you're wondering if it might be a porn
flick, nope, it isn't. The ads are misleading.
The story revolves around the two lovers (Richard Tyson and Helen Brodie) and
their eternal love. The movie starts off with their passionate romance in the
Goa of Old, and shows how they are killed by evil forces against them. Then we
shift to modern day Goa that is controlled by a Mafia don (Gulshan Grover) with
a beautiful wife. And we have an American tourist (Richard Tyson) visiting an
old friend. As fate would have it, the beautiful wife and the American are none
else but the lovers born again. This should be enough to know where this movie
heads from here. With a little twist here and there, the lovers are united.
The entire cast has done a decent job, and the locales of Goa as a backdrop are
beautiful. Helen Brodie, a model-turned-actress, has done a surprisingly good
job. Gulshan Grover portrays a Don to the hilt, but needs to work on his accent.