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  • Actors: Damian Lewis, Abigail Breslin, Amy Ryan, Liza Colón-Zayas, John Tormey
  • Directors: Lodge Kerrigan
  • Format: Multiple Formats, Color, Dolby, NTSC, Widescreen
  • Language: English (Dolby Digital 5.1)
  • Subtitles: Spanish
  • Region: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.78:1
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Rated: R (Restricted)
  • Studio: Magnolia Home Entertainment
  • DVD Release Date: March 21, 2006
  • Run Time: 100 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (35 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B000E8N8M0
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #54,859 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)
  • Learn more about "Keane" on IMDb

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  • Alternate cut by executive producer Steven Soderbergh

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Product Description

Damian Lewis, Amy Ryan. Trying to find his missing daughter, William Keane turns to drink and drugs. When he encounters a broke young woman and her young daughter he attaches himself to the child so much that his sanity begins to careen out of control. What is real and what is fantasy in Keane's twisted mind? 2004/color/94 min/R.


Director Lodge Kerrigan and actor Damian Lewis execute a breathtaking balancing act in Keane, an amazing film that will probably connect with a much wider audience on DVD than it did its feeble theatrical distribution. William Keane, played by Lewis, is an unbalanced man who shows up at the New York Port Authority one day demanding information on the kidnapping of his daughter. Well, no wonder he's unbalanced, right? But as Keane's odyssey stumbles on, we begin to wonder just how unstable he always was, and what exactly the circumstances of the missing girl might have been--if she ever existed. Kerrigan keeps his nervous camera within a few feet of Keane, so locked into the character's tunnel-vision view of things that the audience begins to share his lack of perspective. This movie is raw and startling in all the best ways, and it's destined to encourage post-movie chatter of the Memento variety. Amy Ryan is touching as a slattern Keane meets at a rooming house, and Abigail Breslin is superb as her 7-year-old daughter. But it's Damian Lewis's tour de force that carries every scene. Lewis, who made such a strong impression in the miniseries Band of Brothers, never asks the audience to like Keane, or to understand every motivation. He's simply inside the man, and so are we. --Robert Horton

On the DVD:
Included is a full-length alternate cut of the film by executive producer Steven Soderbergh, shorter by 15 minutes than Kerrigan's final cut. It re-arranges things considerably and has a slower-building start--an intriguing companion piece to a movie that invites different interpretations. --Robert Horton

Customer Reviews

It is a very dark look at somone who is mentally ill and the chaos in the lives because of it.
This is not acting but immersion, a performance unbelievable not because it seems like acting but because genuine insanity, until presents itself, seems mythic.
Samuel McKewon
I watched it twice to see if it sucked as bad as the first time and found myself getting very sleepy during the first ten minutes.

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28 of 30 people found the following review helpful By Amazon Customer HALL OF FAMEVINE VOICE on March 29, 2006
Format: DVD
When we are introduced to William Keane (Damian Lewis) he is looking at the Port Authority for his missing daughter. But after a while his frantic behavior clearly bespeaks to other problems. By the time we see him drinking and having unsafe sex, we are questioning whether his problems are because of what has happened or causal elements. What is no longer is doubt is that Keane is suffering from mental illness. He seems to be more of a danger to himself than to others, but there is certainly a sense of impending doom to the life he is living. If it were not for the disability checks he has, Keane would be living on the street and if he ends up there by the end of this 2004 film we would not be surprised.

Writer-director Lodge H. Kerrigan ("Clean, Shaven," "Claire Dolan") likes to keep his camera in Keane's face so that early on we keep having the uneasy feeling that we are too close to this guy. But Lewis, who is most familiar to me from "Band of Brothers" and "The Forsytr Saga," plays Keane with what I would describe as a clear eyed insanity, deftly avoiding the stereotypical conventions of portraying mental illness on screen. So we find ourselves rooting for Keane, but have grave doubts that he can find let alone embrace any real sort of happiness. Then such an opportunity drops into his lap.

During one of his more lucid moments, Keane overhears that one of the other people at his flophouse, Lynn Bedik (Amy Ryan), is having money problems. She has a young daughter, Kira (Abigail Breslin from "Signs"), who may (or may not) be the same age as his daughter. Keane offers her money, which she is reluctant at first to accept. But he insists there are no strings attached; he has been in her situation and he just wants to help.
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Lodge H. Kerrigan is a force in film who demands our attention. The fact that Steven Soderbergh produced this small, low budget work should indicate the quality of endorsement a fine filmmaker has in a relatively unknown writer and director.

Essentially a one-man drama, the 'story' is more an autopsy on the mind of a disturbed 36-year-old man William Keane (Damian Lewis) who lives in the streets and underground of New York, whispering to himself the data of a child snatching incident 'last September': we slowly get the idea that Keane's 7 year old daughter Sophie disappeared at station 8 at 4:30 PM. Keane lives his life searching for his daughter, watching, 'being watched', and in general appearing like a mentally challenged man on desperate treadmill. Keane lives in a rent by night hotel and at one point overhears a young woman Lynn (Amy Ryan) arguing with the deskman about her rent: she is accompanied by a seven year old child Kira (Abigail Breslin) and Keane follows them to their room and genuinely offers Lynn $200. 'to help them out'. Wary at first, Lynn accepts the money, eventually invites Keane to her apartment for shared take-out supper, and Keane warmly relates to both Lynn and Kira. At one point Lynn asks Keane to watch Kira for an afternoon and Keane and Kira enjoy each other's company in what results in an extended time due to Lynn's unexpected absence (she has been visiting her estranged husband arranging for them to reunite). Lynn finally returns and thanks Keane for his kindness and informs him that the two are departing the next day to re-join her husband. Keane asks for one last goodbye to Kira, a child he has grown love and who is the one who brings him as close to sanity as any person has been able.
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11 of 13 people found the following review helpful By Ronald Scheer on March 27, 2006
Format: DVD
I felt stuck to my seat by G-forces of apprehension and fascination as I watched this film. I don't think I took a deep breath until it was over. The constant close-ups with handheld camera keep you trapped in the claustrophobic world of the central character. This effect is intensified as he talks obsessively to himself in a barely audible whisper, rocking back and forth in anxious indecision, his face a mask of distress. The brief moments when we see him at a distance, he is lost against an impersonal, noisy, cold urban environment, often not far from the steady flow of fast-moving traffic. The soundtrack has no music score, and the jump cuts from shot to shot and scene to scene heighten the disjointed, fragmented, agitated world of the film. The moments of release from this intensity are so rare and so welcome, you feel like you've found a brief calm at the center of a perfect storm.

The performances in the film are deeply moving, especially those of the central character, Keane, and the girl, Kira. Both are profoundly vulnerable, both literally homeless, and the tenderness between them makes your heart ache. Meanwhile, not knowing how fully stable he is capable of being, you watch with growing alarm as their lives become more intimately entwined. I recommend this film to anyone with an interest in the dimensions of mental illness, relationships between adults and young children, and the possibilities of human connection. Producer Steven Soderbergh's alternative cut of the film, available on the DVD, is a lesson in the impact of editing on how we understand character and story in film. Also recommended: Kevin Bacon's "The Woodsman" (2004), Ralph Fiennes' "Spider" (2002), and Serge Bourgingnon's classic "Sundays and Cybelle" (1962).
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