(USA/Germany, 2007, 113 minutes)

An aeronautics engineer shoots his wife, but sets it up in such a way that he can be acquitted in the subsequent murder trial. Formulaic star thriller, elegantly shot, that wouldn’t merit additional attention if it had a lesser cast.

New Line Cinema presents a Castle Rock Entertainment/Charles Weinstock production, in association with M7 Filmproduktion. Starring Anthony Hopkins, Ryan Gosling, David Strathairn, Rosamund Pike, Embeth Davidtz, Billy Burke, Cliff Curtis, Fiona Shaw, Bob Gunton. Directed by Gregory Hoblit; produced by Charles Weinstock; screenplay by Daniel Pyne and Glenn Gers, from a story by Daniel Pyne; music by Mychael Danna and Jeff Danna; director of photography (Foto-Kem, Panavision), Kramer Morgenthau; production designer, Paul Eads; costume designer, Elisabetta Beraldo; film editor, David Rosenbloom.


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