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Jake's Jaquar is wrecked in the scene where Santino runs them off the road, the front fender is badly damaged and in the subsequent scenes, the car is not wrecked. No dent is visible in front drivers fender. See more »
Tricksy psychological thriller where no one is what they seems, nor indeed do they do what they seem!
It's well cast (almost perfekt, in fact) with the performers seeming to enjoy themselves in their roles. Angela Plummer & David Thewlis are no strangers to playing off-the-wall characters and excel as always, but it's Robert Forster who steals the film and shows along with his superb performance in "Jackie Brown" what an under-rated character actor he is.
If I've one criticism to make it's that when the characters are a little better revealed halfway through the film some of the tension dissipates a little but the plot keeps twisting and turning to the very end.
Worth a couple of hours of your time.
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