He could go to his girlfriend, but she throws and goes to a lucky guy. Impressively cast, well acted, funny and cleverly written dark comedy that is definitely worth a look. A case of mistaken identity puts a man named Slevin Josh Hartnett in the middle of a war between two rival New York crime lords: The Rabbi Ben Kingsley and the Boss Morgan Freeman. But you know it fits somehow and Scottish director Paul McGuigan Wicker Park manages to keep you guessing while firmly grabbing your attention and holding it with hardly a second to take a breath. The Rabbi also mistakes Slevin for Nick, and also demands he repay a large gambling debt. I've never seen him this good. To top off this top-notcher, Lucy Lui is looking gorgeous in her role as the love interest.
A young man just out of the shower answers the door to a neighbor woman and explains that he's visiting, has had a bad week, including being mugged, and doesn't know where his pal, who lives there, is. Soon it becomes clear that the need to avenge unlucky Slevin heir to one large bumps gangster world, and he did it on the orders of another, no less powerful mobster. They may be used in association with cookies to understand how visitors interact with the pages and content on the pages of a web site. Leaving behind the sour taste of Wicker Park, Scottish McGuigan follows the likes of his own Gangster Number 1 with this incredibly cool, at times funny thriller that has somehow sneaked into the cinemas without much of a fuss. Slevin is under constant surveillance by relentless Detective Brikowski Stanley Tucci as well as the infamous assassin Goodkat Bruce Willis and finds himself having to hatch his own ingenious plot to get them. Goodkat is revealed as the assassin hired to kill young Henry, who after an attack of conscience took him in and raised him instead.
The idea Slevin should be easier at the thought that he did not spend the night in the street. Slevin is thematically similar to a few other choice stories, but like Kiss Kiss Bang Bang - Slevin should be enjoyed more for the ride and the audience should try not to guess ahead of the plot and let it unfold naturally. Twenty years later, Goodkat and Slevin killed The Boss' son and both mobsters' bookies, stealing the bookies' ledgers in the process. I don't want to give anything away of this film, but i strongly recommend this film to anyone. Despite a reasonably confusing series of opening events, Slevin is essentially a straight forward, neat black comedy of errors mistaken identity for one.
We recognize that your privacy is important. But his experiences could dampen his curious neighbor who knows how to listen. As gang warfare loomed, both mobsters went to Goodkat, who agreed to both kill and protect The Fairy on the condition they call in Nick's debts, granting Slevin and Goodkat unhindered access to the heavily guarded mobsters and Nick Fisher as an ally respectively. They are also referred to as web bugs and are commonly used by sites that hire third-party services to monitor traffic. In Manhattan, two bookies and the son of a Mob boss die. Together, they blow up the apartment and the bodies, faking Slevin's death in the process. Keeping company with legends such as Morgan Freeman, Ben Kingsley and Bruce Willis who has been taking more and more great roles recently , Josh Hartnett takes the lead in the title role and plays it well.
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Sometime later at the bus terminal, Slevin is met by Lindsey, and it is revealed that Slevin, aware of Goodkat's intentions, explained his true identity to her and helped fake her death. You probably already know what the movie's about, but just in case. After revealing his plan, Slevin suffocates The Rabbi and The Boss by taping plastic bags over their heads, killing them the same way they killed his father. No personally identifiable information you give us is provided to them for cookie or web beacon use, so they cannot personally identify you with that information on our web site. A case of mistaken identity lands Slevin into the middle of a war being plotted by two of the city's most rival crime bosses: The Rabbi and The Boss. Goodkat and Slevin kidnap The Boss and The Rabbi, with both awakening restrained in The Boss's penthouse. If you like movies that make you think you will enjoy this film.
Since Lindsey earlier photographed Goodkat for Slevin, Goodkat shoots her to protect his identity. The body count climbs steadily as the movie progresses at a cracking pace that never becomes dull. In that event, you will receive notice through our website of that change in control and practices, and we will make reasonable efforts to ensure that the purchaser honors any opt-out requests you might make of us. Allerdings würden ihm die Schulden erlassen, wenn Slevin mithälfe, den verfeindeten Gangsterboss Schlomo zu beseitigen. Unfairly dismissed by some as confusing, wrongly compared to the legendary Usual Suspects - it's a league apart from the mess that was Revolver and doesn't outstay a welcome. To set an example to make sure nobody else would try to bet on a fixed race, the mob killed Max, his wife and young son Henry. The dark, understated, non-action-blockbuster, big cast thrillers suit him well.
Taking either of these actions shouldn't cause a problem with our site, should you so choose. Personal information collected on a voluntary basis may include name, postal address, email address, company name and telephone number. Ohne eine Chance seine wahre Identität zu beweisen muss Slevin sich auf den mörderischen Deal einlassen. Hartnett plays the role to perfection. Set in New York City, a case of mistaken identity lands Slevin Josh Hartnett into the middle of a war being plotted by two of the city's most rival crime bosses; The Rabbi Ben Kingsley and The Boss Morgan Freeman.