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The Bank is a thriller about banking, corruption and alchemy.

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The Bank is a thriller about banking, corruption and alchemy.

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Public enemy number one: The Bank

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Some scenes were actually shot on the uppers floors of a major bank's corporate headquarters in Melbourne. See more »

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In the first scene at the school house, the date, Monday 20th March 1977, is written on the chalkboard. March 20, 1977 was a Sunday. See more »

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[last lines]
Wayne Davis: I guess if there's a problem, the bank will let us know...
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Better than most
14 June 2005 | by (North Carolina USA) – See all my reviews

The quality of films coming out of Australia always amazes me considering the size of their budgets compared to run-of-the-mill "blockbusters" that Hollywood lavishes millions on.

OK, you have to suspend belief a bit to accept that the caper that is the plot of "The Bank" could actually be pulled off -- or could it? But what the hell, if you watch Hollywood films you suspended your belief a long time ago.

This film is a great example of Less is more. No car chases, nobody gets murdered, hardly any sex. All it has is good writing, good dialog, excellent acting, imaginative filming and special effects and music.

And Anthony Lapaglia is just one of the finest actors around these days. Altogether an enjoyable film.


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