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25th Hour

Release Date: December 19th, 2002

R|2 hr. 14 min.

Plot Summary
In New York City in the days following the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, Monty Brogan (Edward Norton) steels himself for a lengthy jail term. Brogan is a convicted drug dealer about to start a seven-year prison sentence, and his final hours of freedom are devoted to hanging out with his closest buddies (Philip Seymour Hoffman, Barry Pepper) and trying to prepare his girlfriend, Naturelle Riviera (Rosario Dawson), for his extended absence.

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Genres: Drama

Distributor: Touchstone Pictures

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  • In a multiplex filled with empty New Year vessels (take that, Kangaroo Jack), this holdover grabs you hard. show more

  • Edward Norton makes an art of self-containment. No contemporary actor gives less away to more effect, and he's at his closely held best in 25th Hour, a drama of redemption, directed by Spike Lee, that seldom rises to the level of his performance.

  • It could have been more taut, could have been harder, but 25th Hour still resonates with power and poetry. show more

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