Director - David Cronenberg
Genre - Action/Crime/Drama/Thriller
Based on a graphic novel, it is a lamentation of revenge and its ensuing aftermath. Viggo Mortensen is a revelation as a man driven to forget his past in the mob but ultimately, it catches up with him devastatingly. Ed Harris provides a menacing and edgy performance too. The cinematography is deliberately comic-like, each scene shot to look like from the pages of its source material. It lends a certain unique quality to the overall film.
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