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New Trailer For Paul Haggis' Third Person
Run! Liam Neeson is back in Paris

16 April 2014  |  Written by Phil de Semlyen  |  Source: Yahoo

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As a director, Paul Haggis is known for his multi-threaded narratives that rarely want for melodrama or “big” moments. His Crash still polarises and he’s back with another sweeping drama, Third Person, that extends the canvas to global dimensions and boasts a cast including Liam Neeson, Olivia Wilde, James Franco and Mila Kunis. Heck, even Kim Basinger turns out for this one. Watch the new trailer below.

Neeson plays a novelist who leaves his wife (Basinger) to shack up with Wilde’s character in Paris. For the writer, it’s an autumnal romance that could have far-reaching consequences, a predicament that Franco and Kunis’s warring ex-couple are already facing in the second plot thread. That pair, an artist and actress respectively, are vying for custody of their six year-old son.

The third element sees Adrien Brody involved with a Roma woman (Moran Atias) whose daughter has fallen into the grubby maw of people traffickers. Hmm, if only there was someone else in the film who could help with that...

All six are foregrounded in this new Japanese poster. The US version, meanwhile, opts for the visual metaphor of Wilde's character trailing the pages of her lover's novel. But is she his muse or just a naughty person in need of recycling lessons?

Third Person gets a metropolitan US release on June 20. No word on a UK launch yet.


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Third Person
The movie’s construction races like refracted light across an expanse of white. Shapes evolve, converge, separate and retract as a flowing constant identical to the relentless continuity of the film’s score. Movement ceases at a few key moments, but outside of these swirls the emotions and reactions of three couples. Reviews I’ve read so far say that writer/director Paul Haggis has tried to throw too much in to the movie for it to resolve itself fully and clearly. On the contra More

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