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Knowing

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Knowing

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG-13
runtime:
121 minutes
Wide Release Date:
03/20/09
performer:
Rose Byrne, Nicolas Cage, Chandler Canterbury, Ben Mendelsohn
director:
Alex Proyas
author:
Stuart Hazeldine, Ryne Douglas Pearson, Juliet Snowden, Stiles White
genre:
Mystery and Thriller

We gave it a B

Like elder sister Terry, Rosalyn McMillan does well in Knowing by grafting a stock romance fantasy onto everyday life, dish washing and all. Her story of factory worker Ginger, who’s determined to get her real estate license against husband Jackson’s wishes, is minutely realistic — a literary weakness that’s also the book’s emotional strength. B