Thursday, March 3, 2011
I didn't forget everything.
Dir: Jaume Collet-Serra
This review was written for Watch Out For
By all accounts Unknown should not be an enjoyable movie. The plot is thin; there are multiple implausible car chases and laughable narrow escapes. Yet I could not wipe the smile from my face for the entire film.
Liam Neeson plays Dr Martin Harris, botanist extraordinaire, attending a summit in Berlin with wife Liz (Betty Draper, I mean – January Jones). Through a series of unfortunate events, Martin and his taxi driver Gina (Diane Kruger) are involved in an accident as the car plunges into a river.
When Martin comes to he’s in a hospital with no identification and a scattered memory. As he begins to piece together his identity he makes the shocking discovery that an imposter, Aidan Quinn, has taken his name and his wife. As he attempts to prove he is the real Dr Harris he uncovers some truths he would perhaps have preferred not to.
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