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Quicksand (2003)

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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Oleg Butraskaya (as Rade Sherbedgia)
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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

The movie is similar in plot to the unfinished and abandoned 1974 film project "Jackpot" with Richard Burton, Charlotte Rampling, and James Coburn or Robert Mitchum. 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 »

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Lela Forin: The sea keeps things in perspective, which is eay to lose.
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References Goldfinger (1964) See more »

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Quicksand
Written by Anthony Marinelli
Performed by Anthony Marinelli featuring Heather Bradley
Produced by Anthony Marinelli
Published by DeepMix Music, BMI
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This film is a horrific waste of time, money and actors.
22 December 2004 | by See all my reviews

My summary says it all. This film is highly unpleasant in places (for example one theme is systematic rape; this is also shown at one point). It does not even make up for this by being remotely worth watching: the acting is appalling, and even Michael Caine and Michael Keaton cannot make up for the terrific lack of ability in terms of plot, script and direction.

The "setup" of Keaton (Keaton walks onto his balcony and discovers a sniper rifle there; rather than leave it he picks it up, just as a police chief is sniped) is ridiculous; apart from being hideously contrived and formulaic, it also neglects to take into account brutally obvious factors such as motive and bullet trajectory analysis, not to mention the fact that only the terminally stupid would assassinate someone by standing up on a balcony incredibly close to that person, while holding a sniper rifle. At that range Keaton could probably have popped the guy with a pistol.

The characters are drawn with big, big brush-strokes, the female lead is just appalling, and to top it off the final scene shows the vindicated Keaton back as a workaholic in his office, and the girl walks in, he smiles at her and she smiles softly back. Cut to credits. Yuck. Oh, and apparently a corpse blinks at the start, something to watch out for.

And WHY do they have to get shot in the eye? And WHAT is that tattoo which the bad guys have on their hands? And...WHY set him up in the first place if you're gonna try and kill him anyway?

Save your money, time and brain. Go look elsewhere.


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