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A burglar falls for an heiress as she dies in his arms. When he learns that he has the gift of reincarnation, he sets out to save her.

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New York City is subsumed in arctic winds, dark nights, and white lights, its life unfolds, for it is an extraordinary hive of the imagination, the greatest house ever built, and nothing exists that can check its vitality. One night in winter, Peter Lake (Colin Farrell), orphan and master-mechanic, attempts to rob a fortress-like mansion on the Upper West Side. Though he thinks the house is empty, the daughter of the house is home. Thus begins the love between Peter, a middle-aged Irish burglar, and Beverly Penn (Jessica Brown Findlay), a young girl, who is dying. Written by Jack

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This is not a true story. This is true love.


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Rated PG-13 for violence and some sensuality | See all certifications »

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14 February 2014 (USA)  »

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Un cuento de invierno  »

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$60,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$8,007,059 (USA) (14 February 2014)

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$12,591,660 (USA) (28 March 2014)
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Tom Hiddleston, Garrett Hedlund, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Luke Evans, Liam Hemsworth and Benjamin Walker were considered for the role of Peter Lake before Colin Farrell was cast. See more »

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In an early scene set in a train station in 1916, an announcement comes over the PA stating that train 43 is now boarding on track 4. There were no PA systems in train stations in 1916. See more »

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Peter Lake: Give me a chance and you'll melt all the snow in the world.
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Written, produced and performed by KT Tunstall
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What Is Wrong With This Film?
20 May 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I could not for the life of me figure out what was wrong with this film. The music is incredible. The cinematography top notch. The special effects are completely adequate. The actors and actresses are some of the best in the business.

So why was I completely bored by this film? For one thing, the production standards are way too high and not aligned with the story, which should have been a lot more HUMBLE. It was a bit like a glitz-ed out version of a Dickens tale. Like seeing a film of Oliver Twist with customized full resolution copyrighted "dirt and grime" to show how poor the lad was.

The other aspect of this film that was dreadful was the script, which switched back and forth between the narration of the book and the actual scenes the whole time. It got old really fast, and it didn't help that the editing was a disjointed mess, an assault on the senses that could be seen as exciting or annoying. For me, it was annoying.

I don't think I need to get into the wooden two dimensional performances of the actors and actresses in this film. Aren'e we tired of Colin's eyebrows yet with their three positions of happy, sad and angry? And Will Smith? WUT?

If you love epic fluff then you will be in heaven with this film. Collect the soundtrack and the action figures and read the book *which wasn't so great if you ask me). But don't expect anything innovative here. It is a dead end.


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