Saturday, September 10, 2011
Thriller based on a Jo Nesbø book. Jo Nesbø is a best-selling Norwegian author who also writes the Harry Hole detective series. He won't let them make films of those books because he doesn't want them to hijack his character. He let them make this film and all his proceeds go to help literacy. (He has been compared to Stig Larssen but there's no comparison. Nesbø's characters are better and his plots more devious.)
OK. You have to suspend your disbelief. But it is an action thriller. Lots of fun. Great story.
There are more twists in this film than the usual and a few coincidences that might be a bit much but it's fun anyway and it keeps you guessing. This is a movie made in grand Hollywood style with lots of action.
Don't miss it. (Will probably be remade by Hollywood.)