When a disgraced former college dean has a romance with a mysterious younger woman haunted by her dark, twisted past, he is forced to confront a shocking fact about his own life that he has kept secret for 50 years.
A model has her rich, much older husband come with her to a photo shoot. But when their plane crashes in the middle of nowhere, a strong mind game erupts between the clever husband and the jealous young photographer as they try to get back to civilization. Written by
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The knife that Anthony Hopkins character carried in the Film was made by 'Brian Lyttle'. Blade length 3 3/4th inches with mammoth ivory scales. See more »
In the plane Robert Green (Alec Baldwin) tells his passengers that his new watch is a GMT (dual time zone) watch. However at the end of the movie we see that the actual watch of Robert is an Omega Seamaster 300M Chrono Diver and this type of watch isn't a dual time watch. See more »
You know, I once read an interesting book which said that, uh, most people lost in the wilds, they, they die of shame.
Yeah, see, they die of shame. "What did I do wrong? How could I have gotten myself into this?" And so they sit there and they... die. Because they didn't do the one thing that would save their lives.
And what is that, Charles?
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A truly superb film. A story of survival. Not of the fittest but of the most dedicated and resourceful. Essentially a two character interplay, Anthony Hopkins and Alec Baldwin are perfectly cast with intense portrayals of their characters. The supporting cast is minimal but makes for a tasty side dish with Harold Perrineau, Elle Macpherson, and veteran actor L.Q. Jones as a venerable weathered sly fox. Written by David Mamet, whose magnificent style is evident throughout, and directed by Lee Tamahori the film delivers a unique array of action, dialogue. and symbolism. Added also is a magnifcent and haunting score by Jerry Goldsmith. Tribute must also be given to Bart the bear, his trainer. and the Animatronic bear which provided some terrific action sequences. A shame this film did not garner any awards. Recommended highly.
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