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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Mel Gibson
Ray Winstone
Danny Huston
Shawn Roberts
Directors
Martin Campbell
Screenwriters
William Monahan
Andrew Bovell
Running Time
115 minutes

Edge Of Darkness
They killed his daughter. Now there’s Mel to pay...


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Edge Of Darkness

Plot
When the daughter (Bojana Novakovic) of veteran Boston detective Thomas Craven (Mel Gibson) is killed in front of him, police assume he was the target. But Craven begins to suspect it’s to do with the shady businessman (Danny Huston) she was working for.


Verdict
An uneven, somewhat meandering thriller is given emotional pull by Mel Gibson’s excellent comeback performance. The lethal weapon hasn’t lost it.


Reviewed by Nev Pierce

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