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Chloe (2009)

Director:
Atom Egoyan
COUNTRY
Canada/USA/France
GENRE
Thriller/Drama
NORWEGIAN TITLE
Chloe
RUNNING TIME
96 minutes
Producer:
Jason Reitman
Ivan Reitman
Tom Pollock
Jennifer Weiss
Simone Urdl
Screenwriter ("Nathalie..." by Anne Fontaine):
Erin Cressida Wilson


Cast includes:

CHARACTER ACTOR/ACTRESS RATING
Dr. Catherine Stewart Julianne Moore
David Stewart Liam Neeson
Chloe Sweeney Amanda Seyfried
Michael Stewart Max Thieriot
Frank R. H. Thomson
Anna Nina Dobrev

 

Review

Atom Egoyan's Chloe is a beautifully photographed, well acted and cleverly scripted chamber piece that almost manages to balance on the right side of realism and relevance until the very end, before finally being tarnished by a couple of dents. It is something as rare as a tastefully done erotic thriller, much thanks to Egoyan's undeniable aesthetic sense, but also thanks to Erin Cressida Wilson's elegantly playful writing which gives the film an alluring quality. Julianne Moore and Liam Neeson work superbly off of each other, and Amande Seyfried is close to pulling off the title role, which − when push comes to shove − turns out to be a little bit too outrageous for her own and the film's good.

Copyright 07.04.2014 Fredrik Gunerius Fevang

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