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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Anthony Hopkins
Ryan Gosling
David Strathairn
Billy Burke
Rosamund Pike
Embeth Davidtz
Valerie Dillman
Directors
Gregory Hoblit
Screenwriters
Running Time
113 minutes

Fracture
Hopkins channels Lecter and Ryan Gosling does his best to outthink him


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Plot
A young public prosecutor (Gosling) must put away one last defendant, the clearly guilty Crawford (Hopkins) in order to land a new and much cushier role at a private firm. But all is not as simple as it appears.


Verdict
The two leads are on fine form, but the surrounding structure is too familiar from a thousand other films. Still, tense and occasionally twisty stuff.


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