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Identity (2003)

Director:
James Mangold
COUNTRY
USA
GENRE
Thriller
NORWEGIAN TITLE
Identity
RUNNING TIME
91 minutes
Producer:
Cathy Konrad
Screenwriter:
Michael Cooney


Cast includes:

CHARACTER ACTOR/ACTRESS RATING
Ed John Cusack
Rhodes Ray Liotta
Paris Amanda Peet
Larry John Hawkes
Dr. Malick Alfred Molina
Ginny Clea DuVall
George York John C. McGinley
Lou William Lee Scott
Robert Maine Jake Busey
Malcolm Rivers Pruitt Taylor Vince
Caroline Suzanne Rebecca De Mornay
Alice York Leila Kenzle
Timmy York Bret Loehr
Judge Taylor Holmes Osborne

 

Review

Interesting, exploitively constructed psychological thriller in which ten strangers find themselves stranded overnight at a murderous motel in the Nevada desert, where they must work out who's responsible and how to stop the madness. Michael Cooney's conventional script is more complex than what at first meets the eye, but the fact that logic holds up cannot hide the cliches which are presented to us in the first place. With that said, the premise is good, James Mangold's direction is tight, and the all-star cast makes you want to watch even when it seems the story's gone down the drain and cynicism is all that's left. Inspired by Agatha Christie's classic novel "And Then There Were None".

 

Copyright 16.11.2010 Fredrik Gunerius Fevang

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