• The Walker (2007)

The Walker

Release Date: December 7th, 2007

DVD Release Date: May 20th, 2008

R |1 hr 47 min

Plot Summary

Carter Page III (Woody Harrelson), an escort for the wives of some of the most powerful men in Washington, D.C., is also their friend and confidant, and he entertains the ladies at weekly canasta games. When his closest friend, Lynn (Kristin Scott Thomas), discovers her lover stabbed to death, Carter offers to shield her from scandal by reporting the crime himself. He becomes a suspect and, aided by his lover (Moritz Bleibtreu), must turn amateur detective to protect Lynn and himself.

Cast: Woody Harrelson, Kristin Scott Thomas, Lauren Bacall, Lily Tomlin, Ned Beatty, Moritz Bleibtreu, Willem Dafoe, William Hope

Director: Paul Schrader

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Kintop Pictures, Ingenious Film Partners

Keywords: Tense, Mystery, Murder, Suspenseful, Wife, Quest, 2000s

Ratings & Reviews

  • 20

    The only question Paul Schrader's murder mystery will leave you with is how long before you fall asleep? show more

  • 75
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    A quietly enthralling film because it contains the murder and the investigation within Carter's smooth calm. show more

  • 60
    Kirk HoneycuttThe Hollywood Reporter

    While it can be labeled a thriller or a murder mystery, the film is talky, unhurried, contains little action and shows more interest in how characters think and behave than in its plot. show more

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