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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Robin Williams
Connie Nielsen
Michael Vartan
Dylan Smith
Eriq La Salle
Directors
Mark Romanek
Screenwriters
Mark Romanek
Running Time
96 minutes

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Plot
Sy Parrish is the perfectionist head technician for a supermarket instant photo developer. But does his extra pride in the photographs of the picture-perfect Yorkin family and his clandestine meetings with young Jake betray a dark side?


Verdict
A solid, well-made genre picture that opens strongly but fails to quicken the pace or ratchet up the tension. One must hope that Mark Romanek makes more than one movie per decade, but the revelation here is Williams, who turns in a chilling performance.


Reviewed by Colin Kennedy

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