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The Statement

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Michael Caine, The Statement

The Statement

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
runtime:
120 minutes
Limited Release Date:
12/12/03
performer:
Michael Caine, Tilda Swinton, Alan Bates, Jeremy Northam, Charlotte Rampling
director:
Norman Jewison
distributor:
Sony Pictures Classics
author:
Ronald Harwood
genre:
Drama, Historical, Mystery and Thriller

We gave it a C-

”The Pianist”’s Oscar-winning screenwriter, Ronald Harwood, adapted Brian Moore’s novel about a former Nazi executioner (Michael Caine) who has lived for decades sheltered by right-wingers within the Catholic Church. When his crimes come to light, he finds himself on the run as police investigators and hitmen pursue him throughout France. ”The Hurricane”’s Norman Jewison directs.

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