What do you mean, 'Quid pro quo?'
An engineer discovers that his wife is having an affair with a cop. He shoots her, and is arrested by the cop. He confesses, and a hot-shot young prosecutor is given the job as an easy final task before joining the private sector. However the engineer defends himself in court, and soon has managed to turn things in his favour. With his future career and romantic prospects on the line, the prosecutor has to pull out all the stops to see justice done. Or has he met his match?
110 minutes , No persons under 13 (Language, Violence) Crime, Drama, Thriller.
Where's it showing?
Anthony Hopkins, Ryan Gosling, David Strathairn, Rosamund Pike, Embeth Davidtz, Billy Burke, Cliff Curtis, Fiona Shaw
Gregory Hoblit Screenplay Daniel Pyne, Glenn Gers Music Jeff Danna, Mychael Danna Cinematography Kramer Morgenthau Editing David Rosenbloom Sound formats Dolby Digital, Sony Dynamic Digital Sound, DTS Soundtrack Not available
Made in 2007
Produced by New Line Cinema, Castle Rock Entertainment
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FPB Report (SA)
Genre Crime, thriller
Language Frequently mild to strong
Violence Frquently strong within context
Drug abuse None
Comments There is a resolution / closure to the plot of the story. The perpetrator is brought to justice.
These details are supplied by the FPB. If you have a problem with any of the above, please take it up directly with the FPB. Read the Classification Guidelines.
ScreenIt Report (USA)
Sex / Nudity Violence Blood / Gore / Gross Guns / Weapons Profanity Alcohol / Drugs Smoking Disrespectful / Bad Attitude Imitative Behaviour Frightening / Tense Scenes Jump Scenes Tense Family Scenes Music (Scary/Tense) Music (Inappropriate) Topics to talk about
Scale (Max) 20 South African Media
Cape Argus/The Star Zane Henry 5
Die Burger Willem de Vries 10
Cape Times Kevin Crust 10
iAfrica.com Nils van der Linden 10
Mail & Guardian Shaun de Waal 6
The Citizen Nadia Gardner 14
Sunday Times Barry Ronge 10
24.com Ivan Sadler 5 International Media
BBC (UK) Paul Arendt 10
Box Office (USA) Annlee Ellingson 13
eye Weekly (Canada) Adam Nayman 5
ReelViews (USA) James Berardinelli 15
Rolling Stone (US) Peter Travers 15
ScreenIt (USA) 11
IMDB 2438 Netizens 14
Average .. 51% 10
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