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Blood Ties

R| 2 hr. 22 min.

Plot Summary
An ex-con (Clive Owen) tries to pull away from a life of crime, but the temptation proves too strong, bringing his already-strained relationship with his policeman brother (Billy Crudup) to the breaking point.

Cast: Clive Owen , Billy Crudup , Marion Cotillard , Mila Kunis , Zoe Saldana , Matthias Schoenaerts , James Caan , Noah Emmerich

Director: Guillaume Canet

Genres: Crime drama

Distributor: Roadside Attractions

Blood Ties (2013)

Release Date: March 21st, 2014|2 hr. 22 min.

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critic reviews ( 3 )
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  • Fine actors are let down by a comatose script and wayward direction in this retro crime drama. show more

  • The ‘70s recreation is reasonable -- there are plenty of vintage cars and pop tunes of the moment -- but the characters never register beyond the surfaces of the scenes despite being equipped with long-festering resentments and grudges. show more

  • While Canet's direction can't be said to be all over the place, the movie never settles into the groove it so dearly aspires to. show more

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