133 minutes

A literature teacher whose wife has been accused of murder devises a risky plan to bust her out of jail. Nervous but ploddingly paced star thriller that builds up to a fine action climax but takes far too long to get there.

Starring Russell Crowe; Elizabeth Banks, Brian Dennehy, Lennie James, Olivia Wilde, Ty Simpkins, Helen Carey; and Liam Neeson.
Directed by Paul Haggis; produced by Michael Nozik, mr. Haggis, Olivier Delbosc, Marc Missonnier; screenplay by mr. Haggis, based on the film directed by Fred Cavayé and written by mr. Cavayé and Guillaume Lemans, Pour elle; music by Danny Elfman; director of photography (Deluxe prints, widescreen), Stéphane Fontaine; production designer, Laurence Bennett; costume designer, Abigail Murray; film editor, Jo Francis.
A Lionsgate presentation of a Highway 61 Films/Lionsgate production. (US distributor, Lionsgate. World sales, Mandate International.)
Screened: distributor advance press screening, UCI El Corte Inglés 12 (Lisbon), January 20th 2011. 


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