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Quicksand (2003)

After a workaholic banker journeys to Monaco to investigate the suspicious activities of a company, he finds himself framed for murder and running for his life.

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The workaholic head of the compliance section of a New York bank flies to Monaco to investigate unusual deposits from an offshore bank and meets a down-on-his-luck international film star who has become embroiled in criminal activities. Written by Anonymous

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Rated R for violence, sexual content and language | See all certifications »
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26 May 2005 (South Korea)  »

Also Known As:

Quicksand - Gefangen im Treibsand  »

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Final feature film of Director John Mackenzie. See more »

Goofs

The dead girl in the bed in the start of the movie blinks, not only once, but twice (!) before the sheet lying over her is pulled away. See more »

Quotes

Jake Mellows: How the hell am I supposed to get... my bloody money?
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References Driving Miss Daisy (1989) See more »

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Fragile Shape
Written by Phillip Wyard, Barbie Thomas and Anthony Banks
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No chemistry...
1 January 2005 | by See all my reviews

It's not that good, but not too bad either. It's nice if you love France but are not there. If you're looking for a thriller, look elsewhere. The characters are rather flat, like cardboard cut outs. The plot is predictable and surreal, if not totally unreal. And, the chemistry between the characters are dry. Like between Keaton's character and the lead actress - you almost hope there's nothing going on between them because it'd be too predictable, but at the same time, you don't have the chance to hope so because it seems like there's no spark at all between them. It's rather hard too to tell who's who for each other unless you listen to their dialogue. Just too bad I missed the blinking corpse part - I didn't watch from the beginning! To be fair, it kept me watching until the end, and it's rather amusing to watch the predictable flow.


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