• Cassandra's Dream (2008)

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

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Mick LaSalleSan Francisco Chronicle

    In thematic terms, Cassandra's Dream could be looked at as a rebuttal to "Crimes and Misdemeanors." 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

  • 40
    Ray BennettThe Hollywood Reporter

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

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

Similar Movies

Lucky Number Slevin
Lucky Number Slevin

A case of mistaken identity puts a man named Slevin (Josh Hartnett) in the middle of a war between two rival New York crime lords: The Rabbi (Ben Kingsley) and the Boss (Morgan Freeman). While under t...

Stream Online
The Boondock Saints
The Boondock Saints

Tired of the crime overrunning the streets of Boston, Irish Catholic twin brothers Conner (Sean Patrick Flanery) and Murphy (Norman Reedus) are inspired by their faith to cleanse their hometown of evi...

Stream Online
Snatch
Snatch

Illegal boxing promoter Turkish (Jason Statham) convinces gangster Brick Top (Alan Ford) to offer bets on bare-knuckle boxer Mickey (Brad Pitt) at his bookie business. When Mickey does not throw his f...

Stream Online