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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Gabriel Byrne
Albert Finney
Marcia Gay Harden
John Turturro
Directors
Joel Coen
Screenwriters
Running Time
115 minutes

Miller's Crossing
This on-the-surface gangster flick is the nearest thing that the Coen brothers have produced to a classic literary tale.


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Plot
The duplicitous aide to a corrupt and powerful politician is caught in the crossfire between two rival gangsters.


Verdict
With suddenly dark moments and trademark inflections in the script, it remains typically Coen unorthodox - another intriguing contradiction.


Reviewed by Scott Russon

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