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Screw the owls, it Made me cry... FOR JOY! Really good film
Saw this movie on TV the other day and was really impressed with it. I'm becoming a Paddy Considine fan after seeing some of his other movies and I was not let down by his performance in this. He portrays Robert Forster, a quiet and unusual man sneaking a peek (quite literally) into a world in which he saw some hope, and a lil happiness in his tortured existence. Julia Stiles, which I had seen but was more familiar with her teen movie career was very surprising. Not only because I hadn't seen her in anything for a while but seeing in something like this was not what I had expected. Her performance was great and had me convinced that she was in fact as mysterious (and possibly unbalanced) as Forster. This film was well directed, well acted and had a pace that had me interested and wondering what was going to happen next. It had the feel of a Hitchcock film (in a good way) and is a top notch thriller in my book. Some may not have the patience for a film like this because it's not riddled with action and CGI but give me a movie with a story to tell any day.
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