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The driver races to locate a kidnapped victim locked in the trunk of an abandoned car somewhere on the water's edge. Linked to her only by cell phone, the driver narrows in on her location in a desperate race against time and tide.

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The driver races to locate a kidnapped victim locked in the trunk of an abandoned car somewhere on the water's edge. Linked to her only by cell phone, the driver narrows in on her location in a desperate race against time and tide.

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When the Driver first gets into the car, he does not put on his seat belt. However, in all subsequent shots, he is wearing it. See more »

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The Kidnapper: Show me the money. Oh, If I had known it'd be this easy, I'd have lost my mind a long time ago. Confirm the exact amount.
The Driver: Five million, 88- ...
The Kidnapper: No, no, no. Here. Write it. Write it down. Here, put it in writing.
[The Driver writes the currency amount $5,088,042 and shows it to The Kidnapper]
The Kidnapper: So how does it feel to hold a person's life in your hand?
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"Words are cheap. Words...are forever."
17 April 2003 | by (UK) – See all my reviews

Those words pretty much start off this nine minute BMW commercial with Clive Owen back as "The Driver."

He must race to help a kidnapped victim escape from the trunk of a car with only a cell phone to talk to her.

Famed Hong Kong director John Woo made this film, and that's pretty surprising considering it IS basically one long commercial.

But I'll be darned if it isn't one of the best commercials I've ever seen.

4/5 stars -

John Ulmer


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