Child 44 (15) | Close-Up Film Review
Apr21

Child 44 (15) | Close-Up Film Review

Dir. Daniel Espinosa, US/UK/Czech Republic/Russia, 2015, 137mins Cast: Tom Hardy, Noomi Rapace, Joel Kinnaman, Gary Oldman Set against the backdrop of Stalinist Russia, Safehouse director Espinosa has a doozy of a hook; a child homicide case that contradicts the leader’s manifesto that there are “no murders in paradise”, so it’s buried along with 43 other similar cases. It becomes the obsession of a disgraced military policeman, Leo...

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