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A convicted arsonist looks to manipulate a parole officer into a plan to secure his parole by placing his beautiful wife in the lawman's path.

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Parole officer Jack Mabry (Robert De Niro) has only a few weeks left before retirement and wishes to finish out the cases he's been assigned. One such case is that of Gerald "Stone" Creeson (Edward Norton), a convicted arsonist who is up for parole. Jack is initially reluctant to indulge Stone in the coarse banter he wishes to pursue and feels little sympathy for the prisoner's pleads for an early release. Seeing little hope in convincing Jack himself, Stone arranges for his wife Lucetta (Milla Jovovich) to seduce the officer, but motives and intentions steadily blur amidst the passions and buried secrets of the corrupted players in this deadly game of deception. Written by The Massie Twins

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Some People Tell Lies. Others Live Them.

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Rated R for strong sexuality and violence, and pervasive language | See all certifications »

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7 October 2010 (Greece)  »

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Budget:

$22,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$75,766 (USA) (8 October 2010)

Gross:

$1,796,024 (USA) (17 December 2010)
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Trivia

Edward Norton spent time with real prisoners in the Southern Michigan Correctional Facility. He adopted his character's accent and cornrow hairstyle from the prisoners. Norton inserted phrases he heard from the prisoners into the dialogue. See more »

Quotes

Stone: You ever think about things they say go on forever?
Lucetta: What?
Stone: Things they say go on forever - like... what's that mean, you know? The sky, like, they say the sky goes on forever. But what is that really? That's - I mean, you can't see nothing you can't see, so... it's like a big bowl of blue above you. You can see clouds during the day or you can see stars at night maybe, but even with a telescope you can't see forever. So how do they know?
Lucetta: Know what?
Stone: What it is. Eternity - how do they know?
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In A Room
Written by John Luther Adams (BMI)
Published by Taiga Press (BMI)
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Interesting movie with excellent performances.
9 November 2010 | by (Pakistan) – See all my reviews

OK i saw this movie, from trailer it looked like a dark psychological thriller with twists. But you should keep this in mind it is not a thriller, it is a heavy drama with extremely minimal undertones of suspense. Edward Norton in this movie extremely terrific, perfect use of mannerisms, facial gestures, and especially the accent to formulate an interesting character. Stone, on the other hand, a misguided delinquent with strange views of death, becomes entangled with religion and the Holy Bible during his stay in prison, confusing the hell out of everyone with the addition of himself. Milla Jovovich seriously surprised me with her somehow creepy performance and her sexy seductive nature of her character putting so well.

Robert De Niro was seriously the way i wanted him to be excellent performance. this movie is really a slow moving drama, many of the people will find it boring and will say that their time have been wasted but i liked this movie, it was very smartly written and directed with excellent performances. film somehow ends abruptly but that did not bothered me at all. Editing and score was really good too, an interesting movie. Not highly recommended but if you like these kind of movies, this is for you.


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