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Very good movie with an interesting plot.
Many violent films have been made, but David Cronenberg is one of the few directors who can capture violence at its most raw and shocking.
The acting by Viggo Mortensen is outstanding, even Oscar worthy, while Naomi Watts and Armin Mueller-Stahl lend good work as well.
The film's greatest asset is Viggo Mortensen. He, as a person and actor, exudes a certain authenticity rare in today's American cinema.Published 4 days ago by Insook C Webber
I sure hit a winner when I choose a movie about Russian emigrants.Being of Russian/Ukranian descent I have an Altar set up to honor my Russian Grandparents for getting me here. Read morePublished 13 days ago by Lise Mikalevitch
Again Mr. C . Makes another piece of cinematic history, with V.M. at the wheel doing what he does best. Read morePublished 21 days ago by Antreas
This is a tight, moody thriller about the Russian mob in London, and while atmospherically it has things in common with the Godfather movies, it has its own unusual plot features... Read morePublished 23 days ago by Stanley Crowe
Really makes me not want to visit Russia, even though its in England.Published 1 month ago by TS of The Company
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No, but a lot of other folks evidently feel the same way. I for one felt totally cheated. I have heard that Cronenberg approached Mortensen about a sequel but VM is apparently on leave from movie making (too bad). However, you can watch BBC's Spooks (MI5) which has hunky Richard Armitage fresh... Read More
Dec 25, 2009 by Judith Johnson | See all 2 posts
|One of Cronenberg's Best||
I agree--it's terrific, and definitely in the same as 'A History of Violence.' It's interesting to me how Cronenberg has moved pretty far from the bio-tech/supernatural themes of his 70s/90s work to this more realistic vein.
Aug 14, 2007 by Kristi Coulter | See all 4 posts
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I think the song you mentioned is "Just a Little" by Liberty X
Aug 30, 2008 by Blossom Burkitt | See all 2 posts
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