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The Bank (2001)

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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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Trivia

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

Goofs

Near the beginning when Toshio is sending a fax he places the pages in the machine face up, yet as the page moves through the machine we can see the logo which clearly shows this machine expects pages to be placed face down. The fax is later shown being read by Simon and has been correctly received. See more »

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Simon O'Reilly: I'm like God, with a better suit.
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References 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) See more »

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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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