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
|Screenplay||Daniel Pyne, Glenn Gers|
|Music||Jeff Danna, Mychael Danna|
|Sound formats||Dolby Digital, Sony Dynamic Digital Sound, DTS|
|Produced by||New Line Cinema, Castle Rock Entertainment|
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|FPB Report (SA)|
|Language||Frequently mild to strong|
|Violence||Frquently strong within context|
|Comments||There is a resolution / closure to the plot of the story. The perpetrator is brought to justice.|
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|ScreenIt Report (USA)|
|Sex / Nudity||Violence||Blood / Gore / Gross||Guns /|
|Alcohol / Drugs||Smoking||Disrespectful /|
|Imitative Behaviour||Frightening /|
|Jump Scenes||Tense Family Scenes||Music (Scary/Tense)||Music (Inappropriate)||Topics to talk about|
|South African Media|
|Cape Argus/The StarZane Henry||5|
|Die BurgerWillem de Vries||10|
|Cape TimesKevin Crust||10|
|iAfrica.comNils van der Linden||10|
|Mail & GuardianShaun de Waal||6|
|The CitizenNadia Gardner||14|
|Sunday TimesBarry Ronge||10|
|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|
|Average .. 51%||10|
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