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A reclusive, blind photojournalist lives quietly in a New York penthouse, until a smooth but sadistic criminal looking for a hidden fortune enters her life.

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It's New Year's Eve in New York City and everyone's getting ready to party. Watching, waiting, a man called Hollander has a different kind of party in mind. Alone in her high-rise apartment, Sara has no idea that her boyfriend was a thief. But what he stole - and from whom - is about to put her life on the line. Trapped in the penthouse with Hollander and his sadistic partner, these two will kill, maim, tear the place apart to find a fortune in diamonds. While the party rages outside, inside Sara fights desperately for her life. It's kill or be killed in a pulse-pounding , non-stop fight to the finish - and it all takes place in Penthouse North. Written by Anonymous

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Rated R for violent content, bloody images, and language. | See all certifications »

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Despite during the film references to 29 diamonds and 'where are the other 28' at the end of the film when Sara is pouring the diamonds into the ice tray and spreading them out there are around 40 of them. See more »

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Average thriller! 3/10
15 February 2014 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Review: This movie seemed like it was made for TV because it's your typical thriller about a blind lady who has to protect herself against baddies who are looking for diamonds. It was good to see Michael Keaton back on the big screen, but this isn't really a movie that will be that memorable. I was waiting for twists in the storyline, but it just turned out to be a straight forward foodie against baddie type of movie. The whole film was only based around 3 characters so the director didn't have that much to work with as it was all based in the blind girls flat. At the end of the day, it's just a average movie with average performances and plot.

Round-Up: The director really should have used Michael Keaton better because he is a great actor who usually pulls out great performances when he is pushed. Monaghan didn't really do a Pacino in Scent of a Woman, as the blind girl, but that's not to say that she didn't do well with an average script. There was loads of times throughout the movie when it could have switched into a whodunit type of film, but the director just kept it plain and simple.

I recommend this movie to people who,are into there drama/thriller type of movies about a couple of guys looking for stolen diamonds in a blind girls apartment. 3/10


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