Hannah Lee Baker is a bright teen girl trapped in the dark Southern underworld of violence and guns, meth labs and vicious biker gangs, and whose only refuge is chess. She lives with Amber, her older sister; and her uncle Donny, an addict. All live in fear of Uncle Frank Stinson, who runs the illegal family business with an iron fist, aided by his psychotic younger brother Bobby. Things change for the worse when Amber falls in love with Wild Bill, a meth trafficker who finds himself at war with Frank. Hannah realizes the only way to save her family is by cleverly scheming to pit one pawn against another in a cunning chess game. Written by
Hannah Lee Baker:
The queen is quaint and quick conceit, which makes her walk which way she list. And roots spin up that lie in wait, to work her treason 'ere she wist. Her force is such against her foes, that whom she meets she over throws.
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Wicked blood by Mike young acts as a very intriguing character study of a young teenage girl living in a very trying atmosphere. In an environment where breaking the law, drug trafficking and other vices are commonplace and stuff like talking to the police is considered immoral/taboo, the girl wants out.
The director takes us through a ride of what goes around in her young mind, her love for chess and how real life resembles chess with various people playing roles of different chess pieces, their strenghts, limitations and their significance to the game called life.
It is really interesting to see how her intelligent and yet at the same time immature and flawed plan plays out. We see all features of a young mind the determination, the intelligence and the ultimate immaturity at display
Abigail Breslin is probably one of the most talented young actresses in Hollywood right from the days of Little miss sunshine and it is needless to say that she embraces this role of a conflicted girl with ease and grace.
Sean bean is his usual wicked self as a the mafia boss uncle.
Overall for an experience, i really like such movies that are different and portray real life characters with humane feel and limitations rather than a superhero movie with CGI.
If you re my type of viewer you ll probably love this movie.
* Its a pity that this movie has not got a lot of promotion/hype and m the first one posting the review
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