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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Eric Bana
Charlie Hunnam
Olivia Wilde
Directors
Stefan Ruzowitzky
Screenwriters
Zach Dean
Running Time
95 minutes

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Plot
Brother and sister Addison (Bana) and Liza (Wilde), fresh from a casino heist that's resulted in a dead cop, split up in the snowy badlands, planning to meet up again at Thanksgiving. An ex-con (Charlie Hunnam) Liza crosses limbs with offers a rendezvous - his parents' house...


Verdict
Where The Counterfeiters was full of street-wise wit and bayonet-sharp characterisation, Ruzowitzky's latest is a thriller with an altogether emptier head. That said, the wintery noir setting and gifted cast offer substantial saving graces.


Reviewed by Angie Errigo

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