• The Double Hour (2011)

The Double Hour

Release Date: April 15th, 2011

DVD Release Date: April 3rd, 2012

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 35 min

Plot Summary

Sonia (Ksenia Rappoport) and ex-cop Guido (Filippo Timi) experience a whirlwind romance after a speed-dating event. While in the countryside, where Guido works at a villa, the couple are ambushed in the woods, and both their lives take drastic turns. As the two attempt to recover from the trauma, Sonia grows paranoid that Guido believes she was somehow involved in the attack herself. Guido begins investigating and unearths dark secrets about Sonia, which cause her sense of reality to crumble.

Cast: Filippo Timi, Kseniya Rappoport, Antonia Truppo, Gaetano Bruno, Fausto Russo Alesi, Michele Di Mauro, Lorenzo Gioielli, Lidia Vitale

Director: Giuseppe Capotondi

Genres: Drama , Thriller , Mystery

Production Co: Indigo Films, Medusa Film

Keywords: Love, Emotional, Investigation, Revenge, Hospital, 2000s, Friend

Ratings & Reviews

  • 85
    Michelle OrangeMovieline

    To say too much about what actually happens would be to rob you of the film's risks and narrative ripostes. What should be noted is that Capotondi makes ambitious use of an unreliable narrator in a way that is rarely seen in modern films. show more

  • 60
    Natasha SenjanovicThe Hollywood Reporter

    A smart psychological thriller with the one fatal flaw that Slavic women in Italian television and cinema must be dark, tormented characters who hardly ever smile. In a criminal caper with a twist, this actually works against the story. show more

  • 100
    Steven ReaPhiladelphia Inquirer

    A beautiful, head-spinning mystery that requires keen attention - and rewards it with a tricky and poetic payoff - The Double Hour is a topflight Euro thriller right up there with "Tell No One." show more

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