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Quicksand (2003)

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After a workaholic banker journeys to Monaco to investigate the suspicious activities of a company, he finds himself framed for murder and running for his life.

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Martin Raikes
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Jake Mellows
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Lela Forin (as Judith Godreche)
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Oleg Butraskaya (as Rade Sherbedgia)
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Michel Cote
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Joey Patterson
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Beth Ann
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Elina Löwensohn ...
Vannessa (as Elina Lowensohn)
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Emma
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William Beck ...
Nicoli
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Vincent Deschamps
Jean-Pierre Castaldi ...
Jean Pillon
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Storyline

The workaholic head of the compliance section of a New York bank flies to Monaco to investigate unusual deposits from an offshore bank and meets a down-on-his-luck international film star who has become embroiled in criminal activities. Written by Anonymous

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Rated R for violence, sexual content and language | See all certifications »
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26 May 2005 (South Korea)  »

Also Known As:

Quicksand - Gefangen im Treibsand  »

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Trivia

Final feature film of director John Mackenzie. See more »

Goofs

On leaving the casino, Elina tells Jake that '100,000 Francs is a lot of money', referring to his loss on the tables, Monaco uses the same currency as France, and the Euro was introduced as a 'hard' currency on January 1st 2002, long before this film is supposed to take place. See more »

Quotes

Martin Raikes: [Angrily] They think they're coming after me? I'm going after them!
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References The Game Is Over (1966) See more »

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A great film professionally directed and yet to be discovered
4 December 2005 | by (Israel) – See all my reviews

Martin Raikes is a banker who gets way over his head with one of the bank's client a group which is used as money laundry for the Russian mob in France. What's wrong with you people? This film definitely has all action thriller needed. A top cast, great villains, beautiful leading actress just as the beautiful filming location and cinematography. Both Michael and Michael bring wonderful performances to the screen. Director John Mackenzie directs expertly and shows he hasn't lost a thing since "The long good Friday" (1980). After watching this movie I hope for 2 things: 1. That people will give more credit to this film. 2. That the film industry will keep bringing us excellent films like this one. This, along with Ronin (1998) are two of the few smart action/intrigue films we have had in the last years. This one rates 10/10. Highly Recommended.


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