Match Point

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Match Point
Woody Allen :: USA/ UK :: 2004 :: 2h03

Provincial young tennis player works his way into the London upper-class and into an amorous claustrophobic love triangle. What starts out as an overly speeded-up romantic comedy turns into a Dostoevsky inspired thriller, without the depth of character. The same themes loom, as our young Raskolnikov-fueled character worms his way through the stable family life of the Hewitt family, confirming the prejudice of the outsider. But all that in beautiful surroundings- houses and apartments- contrasting with the grey English skies. The key thought is supposed to be heads you win, tails you lose, but from the story-line I would recommend that a healthy doses of suspicion, mistrust and paranoia would get you further…


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