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Shadows & Lies (2010)
"William Vincent" (original title)

R  |   |  Crime, Drama  |  25 April 2010 (USA)
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A man returns to New York after years in exile to save the girl he loves.

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William Vincent
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Ann
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Victor
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Boss
Haskell King ...
Jason
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Rebecca
Ty Anania ...
Older Brother
Louis Anania ...
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Jasper
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Sitting Man
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Cindy
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Juliette
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Russell
John Tintori ...
Walking Man
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Man with Cigarette
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The story of William Vincent as he recounts the eccentric and curious path that has brought him, at mortal risk, to New York City, after four years in exile, to rescue a woman he scarcely knows, Ann, from the vague crime syndicate that first brought them together. Written by Anonymous

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Crime | Drama

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Rated R for sexuality, language, some violence and drug content | See all certifications »
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25 April 2010 (USA)  »

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In Praise of Shadows  »

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Title Card: The iridescent lipstick of the Kyoto geisha when seen in the dim light of a candle... / Jun 'ichiro Tanizaki / 'In Praise of Shadows'
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Emotions Set The Stage
29 May 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I give this a solid 7 out of 10 due to the fact that it was, in my eyes, a very original film full of emotion and body-language.

A must see art film.

James Franco shines in this subtle film that puts you through different moral standing that will make you ask, "why would he do that?", just as the characters in the story are asking Franco's character. Shot with a "real-world" aspect this plot lays in front of you waiting to be uncovered just as the end will lay in your thoughts.

If you have ever felt out of place or different in this crazy world take a look through this genuine character's eyes.


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