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FILM DETAILS
Certificate
15
Cast
Rachel Weisz
Anthony Hopkins
Jude Law
Ben Foster
Jamel Debbouze
Moritz Bleibtreu.
Directors
Fernando Meirelles.
Screenwriters
Peter Morgan.
Running Time
115 minutes

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360
Meirelles misfire


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Plot
A business executive (Law) is tempted into infidelity on a business trip to Vienna while back home his wife (Weisz) is sleeping with a photographer. The snapper's girlfriend, in turn, is leaving him when she bumps into a dad (Hopkins) who's looking for his daughter...


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360
Like tumbling dominoes, Peter Morgan’s script follows a series of seemingly unrelated characters as one’s actions impacts on the next. So, in Vienna, a businessman (Jude Law) agonises over sleeping with a hooker while at home, his wife (Rachel Weisz) cheats on him with a photographer whose departing girlfriend runs into a father (Anthony Hopkins) searching for his daughter. Then there’s the lovelorn dentist and the Russian mobster. You’ll care less though. The characters are so underdeveloped as to be opaque and this circuitous and sluggish story merely ends up chasing its tail to an uneven and unconvincing end.


Verdict
A great disappointment by the City Of God man's high standards.


Reviewed by Philip Wilding

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it deserves 3 stars

oh come on woody allen gets 3 stars for films that are not all that great even when they have an amazing cast just like this .. .Anthony Hopkins as a heartbroken father Ben Foster as a sex offender from the guy who directed constant gardner ... More

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Posted by bill the butcher at 22:30, 01 November 2012 | Report This Post


360

With a title like 360, you might think this is about numerology, but no, it’s another film that says “we are the world”, following the likes of Alejandro González Inarritu’s Babel and Clint Eastwood’s Hereafter, whose screenwriter Peter Morgan conceived this latest film from the director of City of God, Fernando Meirelles. Throughout the countries of the United Kingdom, Paris, Austria, Brazil and Slovakia; 360 explores the lives of couples and their sexual enco... More

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Posted by R W at 18:12, 10 August 2012 | Report This Post



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