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The Follow (2001)

The Driver is now spying on a celebrity's wife suspected of adultery.

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Kar-Wai Wong (as WKW)
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Cast

Cast overview:
Clive Owen ... The Driver
Mickey Rourke ... Husband
Adriana Lima ... Wife
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Storyline

The Driver is now spying on a celebrity's wife suspected of adultery.

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Not Rated
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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Portuguese

Release Date:

24 May 2001 (World-wide) See more »

Also Known As:

The Hire: The Follow See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

This episode of THE HIRE was missing from the DVD release in 2002, and only the trailer is found. As of September, 2003 it has been reattached to the DVD. See more »

Quotes

The Driver: If the target doubles back, never react. Whatever you do, don't get too close. Never meet their eyes.
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Followed by Hostage (2002) See more »

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The Finest Film in a Wonderful series ...
28 July 2003 | by LateNightCableSee all my reviews

I agree that The Follow is the finest film in " The Hire " series of BMW short films. With it, director Wong Kar-Wai gives us a unique take on the series. The photography, and music blend perfectly to make the film itself very simple, elegant, and more poignant then you would ever expect a " promotional film " to be.

The performances are genuine and unhurried, which aside from Clive Owen as The Driver, include the talents of Mickey Roarke and Forrest Whitaker. This really does leave you wishing it was a full length feature.

Something I have noticed in all of the BMW films is the attention paid to atmospheric sound, the effects are always excellant. I highly recommend viewing all the films in The Hire series, but particularly The Follow.


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