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The Walker (2007)

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An escort who caters to Washington D.C.'s society ladies becomes involved in a murder case.

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Carter Page III holds a special place in Washington society: the gay son and grandson of powerful men, he has connections, manners, and he's no threat, so he's an available escort when a woman's husband would rather not accompany her to a public event. When the secret lover of one of his women friends is murdered, she asks Carter to cover for her, and his acquiescence gets him into immediate trouble with the police and an ambitious prosecutor. Carter, with the help of his lover Emek, starts his own investigation. They're warned off by someone's hired muscle. Can Carter figure out what happened or will he lose more than he realizes he has? Human behavior is a mystery. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Rated R for language, some violent material and nude images | See all certifications »

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10 August 2007 (UK)  »

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$10,000,000 (estimated)

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£44,623 (UK) (10 August 2007)

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$77,177 (USA) (1 February 2008)
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According to 'Paul Schrader', his first choice for the lead was 'Rupert Everret', but the producers turned it down as they insisted on a non-homosexual actor to play the part. Schrader would call the casting of Harrelson "disastrous." See more »

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Carter Page III: You've got to watch yourself; this is a brutal political climate. Whatever 'ruth' there was in this town, there's 'less' now than ever.
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A View From The Sidelines
6 January 2010 | by (New Zealand) – See all my reviews

To be a walker is to be something if not someone or, if you prefer, a walker is someone without being something. Whatever way you look at it, there is something that it's desperately not there. Woody Harrelson and his character, act. Acting as a way of life. Trying to be trivial all the time runs the risk of making triviality something truly important. We're standing on the sidelines looking in without seeing because if we saw, well, if we saw, things may be dramatically different. This is a film by Paul Schrader - a master in getting into the hearts and souls of the outsiders - and Harrelson is an outsider living in, with a very specific awareness. Great! A film to savor and listen to, attentively. Not very often one can actually say that. Other than Harrelson, Lauren Bacall, Kristin Scott Thomas and Lily Tomlin shine.


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