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Citizen Gangster

Release Date: April 27th, 2012

Not Yet Rated|1 hr. 45 min.

Plot Summary
Unable to support his family on a bus driver's salary, World War II veteran Edwin Boyd (Scott Speedman) finds a way to combine his love of acting and his need for cash by robbing banks.

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Genres: Biography, Crime drama

Distributor: IFC Films

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critic reviews( 3 )
  • Morlando's approach, influenced by interviews with the real Boyd in his old age, is cerebral and melancholic. The tone is more foreboding than suspenseful. show more

  • Doreen's scenes are meant to highlight the cost to the people surrounding Eddie. But the many efforts to link his psyche to his war experiences never gel, and Eddie remains a wraith, his real emotions as pallid as the film's colors. show more

  • Its commentary on our fascination with law-breakers is virtually nonexistent, except to the extent that the film itself revels in the doomed romanticism of its own protagonist. show more

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