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Mouse Hunt (1997)

Director:
Gore Verbinski
COUNTRY
USA
GENRE
Comedy
NORWEGIAN TITLE
Vekk ikke musen som sover
RUNNING TIME
99 minutes
Producer:
Bruce Cohen
Tony Ludwig
Alan Riche
Screenwriter:
Adam Rifkin


Cast includes:

CHARACTER ACTOR/ACTRESS RATING
Ernie Smuntz Nathan Lane
Lars Smuntz Lee Evans
April Smuntz Vicki Lewis
Mr. Falko Maury Chaykin
Quincy Thorpe Michael Jeter
Caeser, the Exterminator Christopher Walken

 

Review

Although it ends up being a bit too much and too fast, Mouse Hunt is for almost its entire running time a fine piece of film. Directed by newcomer Gore Verbinski, the film looks vintage and behaves like a classic with great vigour, colours and tone. Nathan Lane displays his unique comic talent (and leading man industry) in the lead, and the mouse is portrayed brilliantly - both from a technical and an artistic level. This is a film that knows exactly how stupid to be - expect for in the last few scenes. The highlight of the film comes with Christopher Walken who brings a hilarious character to life.

Copyright 5.2.2005 Fredrik Gunerius Fevang [HAVE YOUR SAY]