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Rancid (2004)

R  |   |  Action, Crime, Thriller  |  25 December 2004 (Sweden)
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Once a promising writer, John Hayson now gets by on the odd writing job. A personal tragedy has left him dispassionate about the world and his work and he lives his life in limbo. In the ... See full summary »

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James Hayson
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Monica Klein
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Crispin Klein
Patrik Ersgård ...
Andy Fell (as Patrick Ersgard)
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Capt. Peters
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Det. Kent
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Det. Olsen
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Angela Morris
Paul Satterfield ...
Richard Desmond
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Ms. Bergquist
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Officer Wang
Alex Zonn ...
The Bum
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Ash
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Bob
Daniela Svensson ...
Lazy Telemarketer
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Once a promising writer, John Hayson now gets by on the odd writing job. A personal tragedy has left him dispassionate about the world and his work and he lives his life in limbo. In the midst of this existential crisis he attends a high school reunion and meets three old friends; acquaintances he's tried to forget but who now emerge like ominous shadows from his past. Once again, face to face with the love of his life, Hayson tries to right old wrongs and get his life back on track. However, life has other plans, and he realizes that the past is best laid to rest or it might haunt you forever. He soon finds himself embroiled in a nightmarish brew of deceit, passion and murder. Wanted by the police for a heinous killing, he must choose between succumbing to his darkest desires or the light that will renew his faith in himself and his future. Written by Anonymous

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Do some people deserve to die?

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Action | Crime | Thriller

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Rated R for strong violence, language and some sexuality/nudity | See all certifications »

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Eglima sti Nea Yorki  »

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Monica Klein: How's life?
James Hayson: Rancid.
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Seen it all before...and much better...
22 May 2007 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

It's always worrying when asked about a film and the only thing you can say as a positive is that it had boobs in it. And that's only from the perspective of women-lovers everywhere....

Now, don't get me wrong, this film does have merit. Unfortunately, that is that it had the good sense to rip EVERY idea it had from other, more memorable examples of the crime/thriller genre. Everything you see will be familiar, even if you aren't sure why.

It looks good enough. It sounds good enough. The people are beautiful enough. The stroy is interesting enough. But is it good enough to watch...No.


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