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Sexy Beast


Ray Winstone, Ben Kingsley, Ian McShane, Amanda Redman View All


Jonathan Glazer (Director), Louis Mellis (Screenplay), David Scinto (Screenplay) View All

Release: Sep. 13th, 2000
Runtime: 1 hour, 29 minutes
The idyllic life of retired safecracker Gal is put at risk when a psychotic gangster from his past arrives at his villa in southern Spain, intent on bringing him out of retirement for one last job.
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I first heard about this movie back in June when I read about it in some British film magazine, I forget the name of the magazine. Anyways they listed it as the best movie of the year, and gave it ex...

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I in fact went into this film knowing nothing about it and realized half way through the film that Ben Kingsley was STILL trying to convince Winstone to take the job.
Another fascinating aspect of this story that comes shining through, primarily through Grazer's direction, is establishing the fear that Gal has about what he's being drawn into, but does his best to conceal his fear from DeeDee and Logan, but every moment in the film where he's alone, the fear comes out in the form of uncontrollable sweat and shakes that provide an additional layer of tension for the viewer.
It might Kingsley's best role to date as he steals scenes and saves the film from oblivion.