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    Unique ID Code: 0000012647
    Added by: DVD Reviewer
    Added on: 14/1/2001 17:50
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    Under Suspicion (US)

    7 / 10
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    Everyone has secrets. Some of them are crimes
    Certificate: R
    Running Time: 110 mins
    Retail Price: $24.95
    Release Date:

    Two men. One night. The police captain on the island of Puerto Rico interviews a prominent tax attorney and old friend - the witness to one of a shocking series of brutal crimes. But what begins as a cooperative conversation between peers descends into a night of intense interrogation between fierce adversaries.

    A hidden past. A secret life. Witness or suspect? Guilty or innocent?

    Special Features:
    Interactive Menus
    Scene Access
    Director and Morgan Freeman Commentary
    Making-Of Featurette
    Theatrical Trailer

    Video Tracks:
    Widescreen Anamorphic 1.85:1
    Pan & Scan 1.33:1

    Audio Tracks:
    Dolby Digital 5.1 English
    Dolby Digital Stereo 2.0 English

    Subtitle Tracks:
    CC: English

    Directed By:
    Stephen Hopkins

    Written By:

    Nydia Caro
    Monica Bellucci
    Thomas Jane
    Gene Hackman
    Morgan Freeman

    Casting By:
    Reuben Cannon

    Soundtrack By:

    Director of Photography:
    Peter Levy

    John Smith

    Costume Designer:
    Francine Jamison-Tanchuck

    Production Designer:
    Cecilia Montiel

    Lori McCreary
    Stephen Hopkins
    Anne Marie Gillen

    Executive Producer:
    Maurice Leblond
    Gene Hackman
    Morgan Freeman
    Ross Grayson Bell

    Columbia / Tristar

    Your Opinions and Comments

    7 / 10
    A very weird movie and quite difficult to review. I personally don`t like movies that happen in the same room all-movie-long. This one does. Sort of, at least.
    The video transfer is just so-so. There are at least a dozen places where compression signs are vividly seen. Blacks aren`t blacks and the picture is grained. Other than that, there are a couple of scratches and dust particles here and there. The same applies for both the 1.85:1 and the 4:3 versions. This is kind of surprising, since this is a new movie.
    Despite the below average transfer, the movie includes some brilliant editing. It also includes a very nice (and usually unused) feature where the story is told from the storyteller point of view and the listeners are then combined in the story itself. Extremely interesting.
    The DD 5.1 soundtrack is very good. The great editing mentioned above is accompanied by a very rich sound mix. The surrounds are used quite often and the sub woofer is not neglected either.
    The menus are all static and dull.
    The extras include a boring commentary by the director and lead actor and a behind the scenes look. Nothing special here.
    Bottom line - a rather boring movie that simply does not deliver the goods, but shines occasionally due to its excellent editing.
    posted by Zvi Josef on 14/1/2001 21:06