Set in the lower echelons of 1860s Paris, Therese Raquin, a sexually repressed beautiful young woman, is trapped into a loveless marriage to her sickly cousin, Camille, by her domineering ... See full summary »
When Keller Dover's daughter and her friend go missing, he takes matters into his own hands as the police pursue multiple leads and the pressure mounts. But just how far will this desperate father go to protect his family?
A frustrated man decides to take justice into his own hands after a plea bargain sets one of his family's killers free. He targets not only the killer but also the district attorney and others involved in the deal.
When two brothers organize the robbery of their parents' jewelry store the job goes horribly wrong, triggering a series of events that sends them, their father and one brother's wife hurtling towards a shattering climax.
Philip Seymour Hoffman,
Set in the lower echelons of 1860s Paris, Therese Raquin, a sexually repressed beautiful young woman, is trapped into a loveless marriage to her sickly cousin, Camille, by her domineering aunt, Madame Raquin. Therese spends her days confined behind the counter of a small shop and her evenings watching Madame play dominoes with an eclectic group. After she meets her husband's alluring friend, Laurent, she embarks on an illicit affair that leads to tragic consequences. Written by
A story and acting that came across as not believable. A plot that would barely make the level of the cheapest paperback crime/lover tripe. The writers and director didn't even bother to make the dialogue authentic. Example, words being spoken that could only come from a 21st century slang dictionary, e.g. "Hey " and other idioms and interjections that would fit in with today's rap lyrics.
Tired formulaic storyline of seafaring father leaving his daughter with wicked relatives while he ventures into hostile sailing; promises to return; of course, doesn't and daughter grows up more enslaved than loved; then forced to marry wicked family's uncouth son. Now living in continued misery she finds true, but forbidden love. But, Shakespeare to the rescue - doesn't, predictably, end well.
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