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Breaking and Entering

R| 1 hr. 59 min.

Plot Summary
Will (Jude Law), a landscape architect in London, is in the middle of a life crisis. His relationship with Liv (Robin Wright Penn), a depressive Scandinavian, is going nowhere. A burglary at his office leads him to Amira (Juliette Binoche), a Bosnian refugee whose husband died in Sarajevo. Will is drawn to the vulnerable woman and initiates an affair.

Cast: Jude Law , Juliette Binoche , Robin Wright Penn , Martin Freeman , Ray Winstone , Vera Farmiga , Rafi Gavron , Poppy Rogers

Director: Anthony Minghella

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Weinstein Co.

Breaking and Entering (2006)

Release Date: December 15th, 2006|1 hr. 59 min.

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critic reviews ( 3 )
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  • The actors, especially Binoche, do their damnedest to bring urgency to their roles. But despite Minghella's admirable attempt to tackle major themes on an intimate scale, the film goes down like weak tea. There's no kick in it. show more

  • The story, like the protagonist, floats along in a noodly sort of way, intelligent, benign and ineffectual. show more

  • Starts busily, and soon becomes a bafflement -- such an interesting cast, such technical excellence, so many intricate details and parallel plot threads, yet so little clarity or urgency. show more

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