• The Statement (2003)

The Statement

Release Date: December 12th, 2003

DVD Release Date: April 27th, 2004

R |1 hr 59 min

Plot Summary

A Paris magistrate (Tilda Swinton) and a colonel (Jeremy Northam) pursue a man (Michael Caine) in hiding who collaborated with Nazis in occupied France.

Cast: Michael Caine, Tilda Swinton, Jeremy Northam, Alan Bates, Charlotte Rampling, John Neville, Ciarán Hinds, Frank Finlay

Director: Norman Jewison

Genres: Thriller , Drama

Production Co: Serendipity Point Films

Keywords: 1940s, Escape, Pursuit, Prison, Emotional

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Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Philadelphia Inquirer

    Partly because of Caine and partly because of meticulous work by veteran director Norman Jewison, The Statement is a fiction done so effectively, it rings true -- even slick lines that may otherwise be rancid. show more

  • 75
    Jami BernardNew York Daily News

    There's a sensational, highly original performance by Swinton. show more

  • 90
    Kirk HoneycuttThe Hollywood Reporter

    Has the hallmarks of a top-notch Jewison production -- splendid performances, especially from leads Michael Caine, Tilda Swinton and Jeremy Northam, a pulse-quickening pace and production values that establish story and character within a distinct environment. show more

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