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The Brave One

The Brave One
  • 2007
  • US/Australia
  • 119 min
  • 18
  • Directed by: Neil Jordan
  • Written by: Roderick Taylor, Bruce A Taylor, Cynthia Mort
  • Cast: Jodie Foster, Naveen Andrews, Terrence Howard
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Foster plays radio host Erica Bain, whose world is thrown into turmoil when she and her fiancé (Andrews) are attacked in Central Park. No longer safe on the streets of the town she lives in, Bain buys a gun to protect herself and sets herself up as a vigilante. Despite the film's familiar feel, director Jordan knows how to play to his actors' strengths and the film's superior performances ensure that it shines with a light all its own.

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The Brave One

20 Sep 20074 stars

CRIME/THRILLER (18) 122min There is no actor working today who portrays motivational fear better than Jodie Foster. Her performances in The Accused and The Silence of the Lambs and to a lesser extent the more recent Panic Room and Flight Plan are…

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