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The Circle (2005)

Not Rated | | Drama, Mystery, Thriller | 11 August 2006 (USA)
A frantic young woman begs a stranger to help save her marked husband, not realizing that the stranger is the hit man hired to kill him. Experimental digital movie shot entirely in one take and in real time.

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Stan is a hit man hired by the mobster Dad to kill Rick, the husband of Jay. While waiting for his final instructions from Dad in a low budget hotel, Stan is visited by Jay, who begs for the life of Rick. He breaks his own rules and explains that only Dad may break his contract, and Jay decides to visit Dad in his night-club to claim for Rick's life. After meeting Dad, Jay comes back home to Rick, when secrets are disclosed. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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During the driving sequence, shadows of the camera and its operator are visible beside the car numerous times. See more »

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Stan: Taking a walk is different from walking.
Jay: How?
Stan: A purpose. A destination.
Jay: I don't understand.
Stan: When you're walking, you're trying to get somewhere, you end up in a different place. When you're taking a walk, you always end up where you started.
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References Charade (1963) See more »

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Charade
Lyrics by Johnny Mercer
Music by Henry Mancini
Performed by Angela Bettis
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Pure Genius
20 January 2008 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This movie -- absolutely fantastic! On the technical level it's pure genius -- a single uninterrupted take, almost a hundred minutes, is spellbinding. The director, Yuri Zeltser, has performed a miracle, plain and simple. Well, not too simple -- making this movie must have been a mammoth undertaking. Now, the story starts off as a thriller/mystery, but then dives deeper and deeper into human psychology and metaphysics. Mindbending, almost hallucinogenic stuff. The acting -- stunning, especially the brilliant Angela Bettis. Why aren't we seeing more of this amazing actress? One exception -- David Proval (from the Sopranos), who thinks he is Al Pacino and overacts a bit (to put it mildly). Overall -- grand entertainment. 10 stars out of ten.


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