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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Ethan Hawke
Kristin Scott Thomas
Joanna Kulig
Directors
Pawel Pawlikowski
Screenwriters
Douglas Kennedy
Pawel Pawlikowski
Running Time
85 minutes

The Woman In The Fifth
From Paris with love?


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The Woman In The Fifth

Plot
The story of an American writer (Ethan Hawke) who leaves for Paris with the intention of reconnecting with his estranged family. When his ex-wife turns him away, he ends up involved with a Parisian crime circle and enters into an affair with femme fatale Margit (Kristin Scott Thomas).


Verdict
An ambitious thriller from Pawlikowski assisted by excellent performances from Hawke, Kulig and Scott Thomas.


Reviewed by Liz Beardsworth

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