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Breaking and Entering

Release Date: December 15th, 2006

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.

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Genres: Drama

Distributor: Weinstein Co.

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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

  • 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.

  • Breaking and Entering is smart and smartly done, as it describes these inter-circling worlds - the well-to-do Brits and the newly deposited foreigners, trying to shake off their homeland tragedies and start anew. show more

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