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The Limey

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The Limey

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
runtime:
89 minutes
performer:
Peter Fonda, Terence Stamp
director:
Steven Soderbergh
author:
Lem Dobbs
genre:
Mystery and Thriller, Drama

We gave it an A

Steven Soderbergh’s small cubist masterpiece about crime and punishment follows a British ex-con (Terence Stamp, his face a mask of sang-froid) who slips into L.A. as an avenging stranger: His daughter, who once lived with an oily Hollywood record producer (Peter Fonda), is dead, and Dad suspects foul play. Splintering time and action even more than he did in Out of Sight, the director has zingy fun with a compact, efficient story. A