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Before the Devil Knows You're Dead

Dir: Sidney Lumet, 2007 , US , 123mins.Sidney Lumet is back on familiar territory with this caper gone awry. This time it's a plot by two desperate adult brothers, Andy and Hank (Philip Seymour Hoffman and Ethan Hawke), to rob their parents' suburban jewellery store, which ends up killing their mother (Rosemary Harris). As the truth emerges in overlapping flashbacks, we get a portrait of two failed sons, mired in debt, drugs ...

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