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The Gift

Year : 2015 Director : Joel Edgerton Running Time : 1 hour 48 mins Genre : , ,
Movie review score
4/5

What’s it about?

When Simon (Jason Bateman) and Robyn (Rebecca Hall) move from Chicago to Los Angeles to start a new life they encounter an old friend of Simon’s who takes a keen interest in their lives.

What did we think?

Nick says with strong, confident stylistic choices from director Joel Edgerton and great performances from all involved, especially Rebecca Hall, The Gift offers a well paced narrative and rising tension that starts from the minute one right up until the curtain closes.

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