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Claire Kelsky
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Nicholas 'Nick' Roth
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Kitty
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The Boss
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Dr. Wexler
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Jimmy
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Duncan
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Stykes
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Benny
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Boulez
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Ives
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Bosch
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Paul
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Richard Zobel ...
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Claire is a tough gang member that has to find the Boss' mistress, Kitty, who ran away from him. She is accompanied by Boss' trigger-happy son Jimmy. Claire's colleague gangster Nick is terminally ill and cancer starts to take over him. Written by Anonymous

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$4,000,000 (estimated)
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Duncan: [sighs] It's nice to see you, Kitty.
[pause]
Duncan: Now we haven't spoken for a while. How was your day?
[Kitty shrugs]
Duncan: [speaking as if he were Kitty] It was fine, Duncan. I mean it was just like yesterday and the day before that. So, slowly I work up the courage to run away, but I never get quite enough courage to run really far away. And then someone is sent, and I'm brought back, and I'm noticed by the boss, but it's only to punish me for running away because how does that reflect on him?
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Great Movie!
8 May 2005 | by (China) – See all my reviews

Didn't expect much when i bought the DVD from a local Store a few days ago, actually the reason i chose this one was simply because there were no better choices. But...turns out i made a right choice.

You can find most elements of a typical gangster movie in this one: betray, love, hatred, friendship and bloody shootout ... but what makes Montana stand out is not the plot alone(Montana does have a well arranged smart plot that keep you surprised), what makes this one different is the STYLE.

The directing style, and the style of those cool actors.

The director makes the movie in a way that seems so real. real characters, real events and real humor. and most importantly, not only the leading characters, but every single one shines in this movie.

I especially liked Claire and her friend nick(sorry i might spell their name wrong), the trust and loyalty between them really impressed me, and...nick's really got style...hehe...he's the absolutely the cool guy. fast, reliable and sometimes he's nice(to Koo's wife, to ... the boss's girl(a hooker), BTW, i have to admit that she's also a fantastic actress)...

and those bad guys also deliver a good performance which in a way enhanced the whole move.

anyway, if you are interested in a different/special gangster movie, Montana is definitely your choice! i give it 9 out of 10!


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