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I can't say I heavily enjoyed this film. I do enjoy me some slow-paced films of this kind though, and this one had a really atmospheric, intriguing tone and mystery aura to it that really made it work. Jesse Eisenberg really made his role work, and Sarsgaard did too. Dakota Fanning just comes off more amateurish, and very unnatural in some of her scenes requiring more dramatic weight with facial expressions. Not a fan of her at all here, even though at times it seems like she's about to give some good work. So yeah, the directing here is really what makes the film work as much as it does, it has a pretty thing, almost unreliable screenplay. Still, pretty good.
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