Thursday, January 26, 2012

The Debt, An Act of Atonement

I was surprised to learn that John Madden's The Debt only made just over $31 million in domestic sales and a tad over $45 million in its worldwide release.  The film was out for just over two months.  I liked The Debt quite a bit.

In 1997 Sarah Gold, the daughter of former Mossad agent Rachel Singer (Mirren) has written a book about her mother, her father and their partner who in the 1960s while in their mid to late 20s were operatives in a mission to bring the Nazis to justice. National heroes, their story was now being told for all to hear. A problem arises as the time for the book's debut arrives,  Read More...


Movie Data

Genre:  Drama, Thriller
Year:  2010
Staring: Helen Mirren, Tom Wilkinson, Ciarán Hinds,  Jessica Chastain, Marton Csokas, Sam Worthington
Director: John Madden
Producer(s): Eitan Evan, Eduardo Rossoff , Kris Thykier, Matthew Vaughn
Writer: Matthew Vaughn, Jane Goldman, Peter Straughan, Assaf Bernstein, Ido Rosenblum
Rating: R
Release Date: 8/21/2011
Running Time: 113 minutes