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Complicity (2000)

R  |   |  Thriller, Drama  |  5 July 2000 (Iceland)
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Cameron Colley is a young scottish journalist, with an interest in exposing the wrongs committed by the rich and powerful. Life is comfortable enough but uneventful, until someone starts ... See full summary »

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Cameron Colley is a young scottish journalist, with an interest in exposing the wrongs committed by the rich and powerful. Life is comfortable enough but uneventful, until someone starts murdering the people in his articles in gruesome ways based on their misdeeds. All the evidence points to Cameron, but is he guilty? Written by Simon Shearn <simon@frieth.demon.co.uk>

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While filming in Glen Coe, cast and crew enjoyed the hospitality of local resident Sir Jimmy Savile, who owned a cottage there and was apparently pleased to discover a shared interest in marathon-running with star actor Jonny Lee Miller. See more »

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Slightly disappointing Iain Banks novel turned into a movie
11 May 2000 | by (Aurich, Germany) – See all my reviews

"Complicity" is the second Iain Banks novel turned into a film, but while it is made for the big screen, it does not live up to the standards set by BBC's mini series "The Crow Road". While it is an entertaining and gripping thriller set in Edinburgh and the Highlands, it ultimately fails to convey the spirit of the book. The cast are good, though, and the story is excellent.

It looks like a TV film, and while it is not exactly a wasted opportunity to bring Iain Banks to the cinema, it is slightly disappointing, although still worth watching.


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