An impressionistic, black-and-white portrait of the day-to-day of a nonagenarian woman as she experiences the final act of her life. Danuta Szaflarska stars as Aniela, who lives in a massive yet rapidly-deteriorating wooden house, filled with souvenirs and treasures of eras gone by. Aniela runs into conflict in her dealings with others, particularly a nasty neighbor who sees her property as an eyesore and wants to do everything in his reach to buy it up and tear it down, and her married adult son, who - though kindly - triggers paranoia within Aniela (she cannot help but believe that he is scheming and planning to wheedle the property away from her). Driven aback by these individuals, Aniela finds one of her only sources of comfort and reassurance in her daily talks with her dog, Fila - and develops a great affinity for spying on the neighbors' doings whenever boredom creeps in.
Aniela, is as much a sprightly, unyielding relic of the past as the big dacha-style house surrounded by tall trees in which she lives alone with her impetuous dog... . You can read more in Google, Youtube, Wiki
Josh A (ca) wrote: Although it is claustrophobic and tense for a while, it's really just a bad knockoff of Buried, and not only is it nowhere near as taut, but the writing derails so badly at the end that it becomes Shyamalan-esque
Lynne P (us) wrote: Strange but cute movie. Love Jennifer Garner
Joe H (us) wrote: I understand the unfaithful lovers were very unsecure. Too bad!
Frances H (ca) wrote: Another good performance for Frank Langella and Lili Taylor in this tale of an author, once famous, now living his last years in obscurity and trying to write one last good novel.
Lora R (us) wrote: The movie is ordinary and not original. Some parts were clich, like the ending, and other parts were just ok.The reason I wanted to watch this movie in the first place was because Paul Walker is in it. He is one of my favorite actors but this is definitely not one of his best movies.
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Irene S (it) wrote: based on true events about a damn engineer who was kidnapped in Ecuador by rebel guerilla and how when noome else would take the case an ex marine successfully did. good actors. good story.
Simon D (mx) wrote: An insight into the surprisingly brutal world of a Copenhagen drug dealer who has a particularly unlucky week.
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