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Cassandra's Dream

Release Date: January 18th, 2008

DVD Release Date: May 27th, 2008

PG-13 |1 hr 48 min

Plot Summary

Life is good for the Blaine brothers, at least for the moment. Ian (Ewan McGregor), a restaurateur, is in love with a gorgeous actress (Hayley Atwell) ; and Terry (Colin Farrell) wins big at the dog track and buys a yacht. Their luck soon changes when Terry's loan sharks come calling. The brothers ask their wealthy Uncle Howard (Tom Wilkinson) for a loan, which he is happy to provide in exchange for one little favor: Kill a whistle-blowing colleague.

Cast: Ewan McGregor, Colin Farrell, Hayley Atwell, Tom Wilkinson, Sally Hawkins, John Benfield, Clare Higgins, Philip Davis

Director: Woody Allen

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Wild Bunch, Virtual Films

Keywords: Brother , Revenge , Girlfriend , Mother , Quest , London , Melodramatic , Family , 2000s , Murder , Suspenseful

Ratings & Reviews

  • 40
    Ray BennettThe Hollywood Reporter

    As writer, Allen offers lazy plotting, poor characterization, dull scenes and flat dialogue. show more

  • 50
    Steven ReaPhiladelphia Inquirer

    There's not a believable character, nor line of convincing dialogue to be found. show more

  • 88
    Kyle SmithNew York Post

    It's a pulp story pinned to the screen with an ice pick of conscience in a manner that would have pleased Allen's idol, Ingmar Bergman. show more

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