Cassandra's Dream

Cassandra's Dream

DVD - 2008
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When gambling debt and an expensive courtship place working-class brothers in a financial bind, a rich uncle offers them an out in exchange for committing murder.
Publisher: United States : Weinstein Company Home Entertainment, 2008.
Edition: Widescreen.
ISBN: 9781594450235
1594450234
Branch Call Number: CAS
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (109 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.

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PHAERTE1
Mar 21, 2018

I liked it. But Match Point, Crimes and Misdemeanors, and an Irrational Man are better Woody Allen movies covering similar subject matter.

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TRANNY_CLONES
Dec 02, 2014

A surprisingly good Woody Allen film.A good soundtrack by Phillip Glass too.The wages of SIN is DEATH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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eusebius
Oct 29, 2013

Woody Allen trying to be Dostoevsky again, with the usual bad results. I like the actors here, Colin Farrell and Sally Hawkins especially, but Allen's script and direction are so lifeless that it's hard to get through this movie. There's no suspense, very little drama in the character's interactions, and the surprise ending is hardly a surprise. Avoid.

Vincent T Lombardo Feb 25, 2013

An excellent, but dark, movie very similar to "Match Point".

markkluk Sep 06, 2011

Fantastic ! A story and ending I couldn't predict. It had my attention all the way through.

macabrescribe May 27, 2011

I was amazed at how unexciting Cassandra's Dream was. It never caught my interest. There was nothing remotely good about it. Considering it is a Woody Allen picture, this movie is a huge disappointment.

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williammiller
Nov 10, 2010

Woody Allen meets Hitchcock. lots of irony, good suspense, great dialogue, carefully planned camera shots, an homage to
Shakespearean and Greek tragedy. Works on many levels. Worthy of repeat viewings

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kleaver
May 27, 2010

I was disappointed by this one. I thought the cast was great but the storyline was not. Don't bother watching. Maybe it had something to do with Woody Allen as director...

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ScottMatthews
Apr 23, 2010

Confirms every suspicion you have ever had that Woody Allen is an over-rated hack. Apparently he has been watching a lot of British TV. To understand fully what a poor writer of dialogue he has become, just turn on the subtitles. Ian. Terry. Ian. Terry. Ian. Terry. Ian. Terry.

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RipRogers
Jan 26, 2010

enjoyed the movie .. but I found it tragic

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