This is a strange, intriguing, complex
story, as the viewer becomes involved with the negative effects
of a high-stress investigation.
I liked the way they revealed the plot
early in the film, so you could watch the cat and mouse face-off
between a very bright and evil killer and a detective who is
burdened by the effects of lack of sleep and his own problems
at home and work.
Al Pacino and Robin Williams give it their
all to make this film work so well for me.
It's summer in Alaska, and the sun never
sets. Add to that an L.A. homicide cop with a troubled past and
a mystery writer who has written himself into a corner.
From cat and mouse to downright complicity,
this psychological thriller definitely chooses a different path.
So, if you love ambiguity (and who doesn't)
then take a stroll.
is a movie that takes place in Alaska, up above the Arctic Circle
in the land of the midnight sun.
The cinematography has some breathtaking
scenes that are incredibly stunning.
The suspense of this thriller starts off
on the slow side, but soon grabs you, takes control, and keeps
It's thought provoking and makes you think
and quickly becomes a hair-raising psychological chiller.
It doesn't hurt to have 3 Academy Award-winning
actors involved with the story either.