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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 12A
Cast
Gemma Arterton
Jake Gyllenhaal
Alfred Molina
Toby Kebbell
Reece Ritchie
Richard Coyle
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Mike Newell
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Doug Miro
Carlo Bernard
Jordan Mechner
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Prince Of Persia: The Sands of Time
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Prince Of Persia: The Sands of Time

Plot
After being framed for his father’s murder, adopted Prince Dastan (Gyllenhaal) escapes with the diffident Princess Tamina (Arterton) and a dagger with the knack of rewinding time. A dagger the bad guys are keen on getting their hands on….


Verdict
Its restraint might put off thrill-seekers, but if you can endure the wooden dialogue and sloppy exposition, it musters the entertainment quotient of a middle-order Harry Potter.


Reviewed by Ian Nathan

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