The only witness to the crime was not even there
It was the perfect crime... Except someone saw it all
Gift, The (2000)
|Year Filmed:||2000 (started Feb 7)|
|Writers:||Billy Bob Thornton & Tom Epperson|
|Articles:||Focus: 'Gift, The'|
Tagged 'Gift, The'
|Rosemary Harris||Annie's Granny|
|Cate Blanchett||Annabelle 'Annie' Wilson|
|Giovanni Ribisi||Buddy Cole|
|Keanu Reeves||Donnie Barksdale|
|Katie Holmes||Jessica King|
|Greg Kinnear||Wayne Collins|
|Hilary Swank||Valerie Barksdale|
|Michael Jeter||Gerald Weems|
|Chelcie Ross||Kenneth King|
|J.K. Simmons||Sheriff Pearl Johnson|
|Gary Cole||David Duncan|
One day in a town somewhere, a young woman named Jessica goes missing, presumably murdered. Possibly the only person who can help - apart from the culprit willingly turning themselves in - is the local psychic, Annie, because clairvoyancy is useful that way. She helps the police, they arrest a probable suspect, but she continues to get visions that suggest they might have got the wrong guy...
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|A fine movie like they don't make 'em no more (2022-05-06 21:42:38)|
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|Although it's sometimes labelled as horror, this is basically a crime movie with some supernatural elements. Set in the Southern US, the story depicts a few peculiar characters which are mostly clichéd, but the cast is impressive and I think all the actors did a good job, so the result is pretty enjoyable.|
Keanu does not have that much screen time even though his character is pivotal. He still looks damn fine, in spite of his character's despicable attitude. I think it's fun to see him play the bad guy for a change, after all he sure knows how to hold a gun and fight!
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