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Solace (2015)

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A psychic works with the F.B.I., in order to hunt down a serial killer.

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Afonso Poyart
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Anthony Hopkins ... John Clancy
Jeffrey Dean Morgan ... Joe Merriwether
Abbie Cornish ... Katherine Cowles
Colin Farrell ... Charles Ambrose
Matt Gerald ... Agent Sloman
Jose Pablo Cantillo ... Agent Sawyer
Marley Shelton ... Laura Merriwether
Xander Berkeley ... Mr. Ellis
Kenny Johnson ... David Raymond
Joshua Close ... Linus Harp (as Josh Close)
Sharon Lawrence ... Mrs. Ellis
Janine Turner ... Elizabeth Clancy
Luisa Moraes ... Victoria Raymond
Jordan Woods-Robinson ... Mr. Oldfield
Niyi Oni ... Agent Fibbie
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Storyline

A psychic doctor, John Clancy (Sir Anthony Hopkins), works with an F.B.I. Special Agent (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) in search of serial killer Charles Ambrose (Colin Farrell). After having lived in isolation for two years, since the death of his daughter, Clancy is asked by his friend Joe, an F.B.I. Special Agent to help him solve several murders committed by a serial killer. The problem is that Ambrose is also psychic, and far ahead of Clancy.

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A serial killer who can see your future, a psychic who can save it. See more »


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Rated R for violence and bloody images throughout, sexuality, nudity and language | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 December 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

En la mente del asesino See more »

Filming Locations:

Atlanta, Georgia, USA See more »

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$22,354,572, 12 March 2016
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Dolby Digital

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Color
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Trivia

Sir Anthony Hopkins and Collin Farrell appeared in Alexander (2004). See more »

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Charles is hit in the head with a glass and there is a reddish bruise where it left a mark. Shortly afterwards the bruise is completely gone. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Joe Merriwether: [sniffing the cigar] Cuban.
Agent Katherine Cowles: What's the word, Sawyer?
Agent Sawyer: Looks like a match.
Agent Katherine Cowles: [holds up three fingers to Merriwether]
Agent Sawyer: [on the phone] Yeah, it's Joe. We've got a series. Same M O, same signature, no DNA. Not one goddamn shred.
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Connections

Referenced in On Cinema: 'Solace' and 'The Light Between Oceans' (2016) See more »

Soundtracks

My Tears Are Becoming a Sea
Written by Anthony Gonzalez (as Gonzalez Anthony Gerard) and Justin Meldal-Johnsen
Performed by M83
Courtesy of Mute
By Arrangement with Bank Robber Music
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You expect something small, but then get something much better.
26 September 2015 | by Equalizer16See all my reviews

If we could see people's future, I never would have seen this film being so deep.

Solace focuses on a closed off psychic who helps to find a serial killer, but soon becomes more important to the case than he knows. Anthony Hopkins and Colin Farrell star in this mystery thriller to wow the audience on life and moral behaviour.

The film gives thrills, action, suspense, and deep thinking to keep the audience 100% focused. We view brilliant camera work and interesting editing sequences to dazzle our eyes. Though I do not promise this film to be the utter best, but completely enjoyable, and a film to spread the word around about.

The film provides plenty of depth to the characters, and immediately put the audience on their side. Anthony Hopkins is a clever, caring, and intelligent character that gives the film the performance it needed, along with an emotional story as well. However the choice of Colin Farrell for the psychotic free believer, serial killer may not be the perfect decision. Granted Farrell provides plenty of depth and character in his performance, especially presenting great characterisation compared to previous performances, I personally did not see Farrell as the ideal actor for this role.

I give this film a 7/10, providing you with much more then you first think. This is a film for thrill seekers, and viewers who like to think, but also one to be discussed.


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