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Certificate 12A
Cast
Viggo Mortensen
Kirsten Dunst
Oscar Isaac
Directors
Hossein Amini
Screenwriters
Hossein Amini
Running Time
96 minutes

The Two Faces Of January
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The Two Faces Of January

Plot
Footloose in Greece, tour guide-hustler Rydal (Isaac) is drawn to wealthy American couple Chester (Mortensen) and Colette MacFarland (Dunst). Sudden violence reveals they are not what they seem to be either, but the trio are caught together in a web on an increasingly tense journey from Athens to Crete to Istanbul.


Verdict
A superior directorial debut for a smart, literate screenwriter delivers both first-class character drama and edge-of-your-seat suspense.


Reviewed by Angie Errigo

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