Be Kind Rewind

Be Kind Rewind
  • 2008
  • US
  • 1h 40min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Michel Gondry
  • Written by: Michel Gondry
  • Cast: Jack Black, Mos Def, Melonie Diaz, Danny Glover, Mia Farrow
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Mike (Def) works in a video store where his pal Jerry (Black) accidentally erases every tape. They attempt to cover-up this mishap by creating their own versions of well-known films, winning them the admiration of their neighbourhood and the wrath of Hollywood copyright law. Gondry's ideas are always original and there are moments of magic here, but 'Be Kind Rewind' is a collection of cool ideas in search of a movie.

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Be Kind Rewind

14 Feb 20083 stars

COMEDY (12A) 100min Michel Gondry’s freewheeling satire on copyright law features a frustrated filmmaker Mike (Mos Def), who works in a VHS-only video store in an apartment block due for demolition. When his dad (Danny Glover) is out of town finding out…

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