Under Suspicion

"Good"

Under Suspicion Review


It's an interesting box drama, and given its huge stars -- Morgan Freeman and Gene Hackman -- it's amazing this is a "First on Max" thriller. Hackman plays a tax attorney in Puerto Rico who discovers a strangled girl's body on his morning run. He is brought in to answer "just a few questions," but soon it becomes clear he is the prime suspect. Or is he being framed? Is his gorgeous wife (Monica Belucci) involved? Maybe the cops?

The use of flashbacks is interesting and unique -- replaying scenes over and over with a different spin. And the film truly keeps you guessing, though it goes out of the way to make Hackman look guilty. But what's up with the nonsense ending?

A remake of the French film Garde à vue and based on the book Brainwash.



Under Suspicion

Facts and Figures

Run time: 110 mins

In Theaters: Wednesday 15th November 2000

Distributed by: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

Production compaines: TF1 International, Revelations Entertainment

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 3 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 49%
Fresh: 22 Rotten: 23

IMDB: 6.5 / 10

Cast & Crew

Director:

Starring: as Henry Hearst, as Captain Victor Benezet, as Detective Felix Owens, as Chantal Hearst, Nydia Caro as Isabella, Miguel Ángel Suárez as Superintendent, Pablo Cunqueiro as Detective Castillo, Isabel Algaze as Camille Rodriguez, Jacqueline Duprey as Maria Rodriguez, Luis Caballero as Paco Rodriguez, Patricia Beato as Darlita, Sahyly Yamile as Reina, Hector Travieso as Peter, Marisol Calero as Sergeant Arias, Vanessa Shenk as Sue Ellen Huddy

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