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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 18
Cast
Sam Rockwell
Kelly Macdonald
Anjelica Huston
Joel Grey
Directors
Clark Gregg
Screenwriters
Clark Gregg
Running Time
92mins minutes

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Historical theme parks, Heimlich Manouvres and sex-addict meetings


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Plot
A sex addict (Rockwell) pays for his ailing mother's (Anjelica Huston) medical bills by faking choking attacks in restaurants and taking money from the people who 'save' him and want to look after the life they preserved.


Verdict
An uneven take on Palahniuk’s fourth novel, Rockwell and Huston shining brightly enough to eclipse a patchy directorial debut.


Reviewed by Philip Wilding

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