- 1h 39min
- Directed by: David Mamet
- Written by: David Mamet
- Cast: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Tim Allen, Emily Mortimer, Alice Braga, Rodrigo Santoro, Joe Mantegna, Rebecca Pidgeon, Ricky Jay, Randy Couture
- Website: www.sonyclassics.com/redbelt/
Mamet goes Bruce Lee on our ass with a martial arts movie with a moral code. Mike Terry's (Ejiofor) jujitsu academy is ailing and his honourable intentions are getting in the way of making a profit. Cue trouble in the form of an action-star (Tim Allen) and a trite story of overcoming cynicism.
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Reviews & features
Redbelt30 Oct 2008
David Mamet channels his love of ju-jitsu, twisted male friendships, fast talking/repetitive dialogue and debt collectors to winning effect in his new film. This screening is your last chance to catch Mamet’s martial arts flick at the cinema.
Redbelt18 Sep 2008
ACTION/DRAMA (15) 99min David Mamet – master of the con trick and rapid fire verbal jousting, writer of award-winning plays and respected political commentator – pulls a rabbit out of the hat by making a martial arts movie with a moral code and a…
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