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Blood (I) (2012)

 -  Crime | Drama | Thriller  -  9 August 2013 (USA)
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Thriller charting the moral collapse of a police family. Two cop brothers, smothered by the shadow of their former police chief father, must investigate a crime they themselves have committed.

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Thriller charting the moral collapse of a police family. Two cop brothers, smothered by the shadow of their former police chief father, must investigate a crime they themselves have committed.

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You can't bury the truth.

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The movie was shot in Wirral, England in and around the town where the director, Nick Murphy, grew up. He relocated much of the action to the island off West Kirby where as a kid he had thought it would be a good place to bury a body. See more »

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When history makes a force that comes hunting
1 February 2014 | by (Norway) – See all my reviews

The brothers Chris and Joe are policemen working together. A family tradition. Their old Dad was also a detective, now suffering from the first signs of Alzheimer's decease. They get frustrated when they can't get a former child abuser convicted for murdering a 12 year old girl, even if they find her necklace and some pictures of her in his apartment. They start off with untraditional methods to get him to confess.

This is the start of this British crime thriller, which follows in the great tradition of this kind from the isles. The start is bleak, but takes on a strong turn, which grabs your interest intensively.

A strong cast, with Paul Bettany and Stephen Graham leading on, with great Brian Cox as the father, and Mark Strong as a colleague, and Ben Crompton as the pedophile. Strong performances all over, also from the kids. Bettany is great when he gets this haunted look.

The film is suspenseful and atmospheric, though filmed in bleach colors, making in just the more real looking. Recommended!


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