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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 12A
Cast
Ethan Hawke
Selena Gomez.
Jon Voight
Directors
Courtney Solomon
Screenwriters
Sean Finegan
Gregg Maxwell Parker
Running Time
94 minutes

Getaway
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Getaway

Plot
After his wife is taken hostage in a brutal kidnapping, former NASCAR driver Brent Magna (Hawke) is forced into driving around Sofia, Bulgaria in a stolen car by a heard-but-not-seen evil mastermind. His task gets tougher when he is joined by the Kid (Gomez), a tech whiz whose car Magna has stolen.


Verdict
While the seemingly endless car chase has many literal gear changes, Getaway as a film is a monotone experience. Ninety four minutes rarely feel this long.


Reviewed by Ian Freer

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