The Brave One
Dir: Neil Jordan. US. 2007. 122 mins.Jodie Foster delivers a performance far superior to her material in Neil Jordan's self-consciously provocative and largely absurd vigilante drama - which has its world premiere as a Special Presentation in Toronto. Attempting to hit the same hot buttons as other audacious studio movies like Falling Down or Foster's 20 year-old The Accused, it starts well but falls down fast as its plot becomes far-fetched and then ...
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