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The Walker (2007)

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An escort who caters to Washington D.C.'s society ladies becomes involved in a murder case.

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Paul Schrader

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Paul Schrader
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Woody Harrelson ... Carter Page III
Kristin Scott Thomas ... Lynn Lockner
Lauren Bacall ... Natalie Van Miter
Ned Beatty ... Jack Delorean
Moritz Bleibtreu ... Emek Yoglu
Mary Beth Hurt ... Chrissie Morgan
Lily Tomlin ... Abigail Delorean
Willem Dafoe ... Larry Lockner
William Hope ... Mungo Tenant
Geff Francis Geff Francis ... Detective Dixon
Steven Hartley ... Robbie Kononsberg
Garrick Hagon ... Mungo Tenant
Michael J. Reynolds ... Ethan Withal
Allen Lidkey Allen Lidkey ... Andrew Salesperson
Stewart Alexander ... Edgar
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Storyline

Carter Page III holds a special place in Washington society: the gay son and grandson of powerful men, he has connections, manners, and he's no threat, so he's an available escort when a woman's husband would rather not accompany her to a public event. When the secret lover of one of his women friends is murdered, she asks Carter to cover for her, and his acquiescence gets him into immediate trouble with the police and an ambitious prosecutor. Carter, with the help of his lover Emek, starts his own investigation. They're warned off by someone's hired muscle. Can Carter figure out what happened or will he lose more than he realizes he has? Human behavior is a mystery. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Everyone loves a good scandal

Genres:

Crime | Drama | Mystery

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language, some violent material and nude images | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA | UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 August 2007 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

O Acompanhante See more »

Filming Locations:

USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£44,623 (United Kingdom), 12 August 2007, Limited Release

Opening Weekend USA:

$16,525, 9 December 2007, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$77,177, 3 February 2008
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital EX

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Paul Schrader told HX Magazine that Woody Harrelson refused to do any publicity for this movie because he was dissatisfied with his own performance in it. See more »

Goofs

The second time Woody Harrelson's character is interrogated by the police, he has a gold waistcoat on. However, when he leaves the building the waistcoat had disappeared. See more »

Quotes

Senator Larry Lockner: How does the rich get the poor to give them more money? They scare them!
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Connections

References Fail-Safe (1964) See more »

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Which Way to Turn
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Written by Bryan Ferry
Published by EMI Publishing Ltd
Licensed Courtesy of Virgin Records Ltd
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Something for Art Movie fans
10 December 2008 | by nu-arcSee all my reviews

This is a film suitable for art movie lovers as one has to watch this movie with an open mind; this film cannot be watched once, one as the viewer will be totally lost! The film had a stunning soundtrack with excellent choices of synths and melodies which create a slow but mysterious atmosphere which indicates to the viewer that it will take time for them to know what is going on. And there are suspenseful shots so well composed that it will make one jump out of their seat and will keep one in suspense. Together, with the choice of music and cinematography, this film creates a mysterious environment which has crime which can happen any time any place. And again, something for art movie fans.


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