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Toru Tanaka Jr.
Storming down a serpentine road, the Driver and his secretive passenger with a mysterious briefcase cuffed to his wrist, are desperately trying to evade the incessant attacks of a military helicopter. Risking life and limb, the Driver refuses to be in the dark any longer, however, all he needs to know is that the outcome of this mission may preserve peace. Written by
What makes this "The Hïre" short slightly better than most of the others is the very solid acting in this movie. Don Cheadle gives away a very solid performance.
Also the action is once more top-class! The Driver versus a helicopter is a very cool thing to watch.
I also love the way the story is told and it's edited well together by John Gilroy. Also the story itself is very solid and exciting and is very well constructed, completely with a solid and satisfying ending. Good job Joe Carnahan and Joe Sweet!
Also look for some small cameo's by F. Murray Abraham, Ray Liotta and Robert Patrick.
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