Wish of death
Bribaba - wrote on 05/20/11
What a strange film. Well directed, beautifully performed and yet ludicrous. Even if you accept the extremely dubious premise, the poor sense of logic and detail completely skewer the moral message the script attempts to deliver. You have to wonder what Jodie Foster is doing in a film like this, which is essentially a posh version of Death Wish. To her credit she performs like a real trouper as does Terence Howard. Backstage, Neil Jordan directs with a seriousness at odds with the material.