The young police man Vincent is the best in his class, and denies to be recruited to the special forces. But when the corrupt Milo manages to get a grip on him, his life is turned into a living nightmare.
Piggy Banks tells the story of two charming and brilliant brothers who finance their lifestyle by robbing and murdering pretty much anyone foolish enough to get in the car with them. They ... See full summary »
Morgan J. Freeman
Where the bank building was, is now a clothing store. See more »
The police uniforms are wrong. Most notable are the shoulder belts that does not cross the chest as they are supposed to, nor do they have the reflective stripe that was used at the time. Further, the gun holster was attached with clips and hung freely from the bottom of the belt, not sitting on top of it. All in all the police looks like they're wearing fantasy uniforms. See more »
Well-executed dark comedy/hostage thriller, just needed a little more depth
Strikes a great balance between high-stakes hostage thrills and quirky character comedy, led by Hawke's notable turn as the volatile and eccentric "(just call me) The Outlaw", who clashes with straight-laced cops and forms an odd bond with his captors (see the excellent Dylan-backed montage of pear-eating in the vault). A barely-there epilogue makes you wish more time was spent on his background and motivations though, as well as on the event's aftermath for Rapace's enigmatic Bianca.
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