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Cement (2000)

R | | Crime, Drama | 14 April 2000 (USA)
What's the bond between partners, between brothers, and between spouses? In L.A., Bill Holt handcuffs Sean Rickhart inside a rebar frame for a freeway pillar at a construction site; Bill's ... See full summary »

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What's the bond between partners, between brothers, and between spouses? In L.A., Bill Holt handcuffs Sean Rickhart inside a rebar frame for a freeway pillar at a construction site; Bill's going to bury Sean in quick-drying cement. Guided by the narration of Nin, Bill's coke-snorting partner, we go back and forth over the past 48 hours to find out what brings Bill and Sean to this deadly scene. Missing money, cops on the take, Sean's two brothers (one the leader of the mob, the other a camera-carrying simpleton), Bill's wife, dead young police officers, infidelity, and Bill and Nin's partnership make a mix as volatile and unstable as the cement is solid and immobile. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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When cops are on the take, betrayal is set in stone. See more »

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Crime | Drama

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Rated R for strong violence, language, drug use and some sexuality | See all certifications »
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14 April 2000 (USA)  »

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Cement - Fino all'ultimo colpo  »

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$1,700,000 (estimated)
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According to Adrian Pasdar, 'Cement' is a contemporary re-telling of "Othello". See more »

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Lyndel: They would have invited you if they wanted you here, Bill.
Mic: Bill, she's right. They're all talking about you, they're pissed off.
Bill Holt: Well, let them talk. Didn't you know talk was a form of flattery?
Carter: Not if they call you an asshole.
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References Profit (1996) See more »

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O Del Mio Dolce Ardor
Written by Christoph Willibald Gluck
Performed by Sasha Lazard and Anthony Vanger
Violins by Bob Yang
Produced by 'Anthony Vanger' at B5 Atomic Studios, Santa Monica, CA
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Excellent mind-twister!
15 October 2003 | by (Torrance, CA USA) – See all my reviews

I feel Chris Penn is at his best "cop/mobster" characterization in this movie. He's the central character who's life affects every others' after he experiences a life-revelation. Sorry this is so cryptic, but I don't want to reveal any of this twisting plot. Similar movies would be; "Reservoir Dogs", "Internal Affairs".


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