The Disappearance Of Alice Creed (2009)

Summery 


 "The Disappearance of Alice Creed" is a 2009 British neo-noir film directed and written by J Blakeson. The film is about the kidnapping of a young woman named Alice Creed, played by Gemma Arterton, by two ex-convicts, played by Martin Compston and Eddie Marsan. The criminals meticulously plan and execute the kidnapping, holding Alice for ransom in an abandoned apartment building. They handcuff her to a bed and demand a ransom in exchange for her safe release. The film was shot on the Isle of Man with a budget of $1.5 million and earned £554,832 at the box office. Overall, the film received positive reviews from critics for its suspenseful storyline and strong performances by the actors. [1][2][3]

 Story

 "The Disappearance of Alice Creed" is a tense and thrilling neo-noir film that follows the kidnapping of a young woman named Alice Creed, played by Gemma Arterton, by two ex-convicts, Vic and Danny, played by Martin Compston and Eddie Marsan, respectively. The film begins with Vic and Danny meticulously planning and executing the kidnapping of Alice, who is the daughter of a wealthy businessman. They take her to an abandoned apartment building that they have prepared in advance, handcuff her to a bed, and demand a ransom from her father in exchange for her safe release. As the film progresses, tensions rise between the kidnappers as they begin to reveal their true motives and personalities. Vic, who is the mastermind behind the kidnapping, becomes increasingly aggressive and unstable, while Danny starts to show signs of sympathy towards Alice and second thoughts about their plan. Meanwhile, Alice refuses to be a passive victim and fights back against her captors. She attempts to escape and even tries to form a bond with Danny, hoping that he will help her escape. However, she soon realizes that he is also a prisoner of Vic's control and manipulation. As the days pass, the situation becomes more complicated and dangerous. The ransom drop-off is scheduled, but things do not go as planned, leading to a dramatic and violent climax. Overall, "The Disappearance of Alice Creed" is a well-crafted and suspenseful film that keeps the audience on the edge of their seats. The film's director, J Blakeson, creates a claustrophobic atmosphere within the apartment, making the audience feel the tension and desperation of the characters. The performances of the three actors are exceptional, particularly Gemma Arterton, who portrays Alice as a strong and resourceful young woman who refuses to give up hope, even in the face of extreme adversity. Martin Compston and Eddie Marsan also deliver powerful performances as the two kidnappers with different motives and personalities. The film's screenplay is smart and unpredictable, keeping the audience guessing until the very end. The dialogue between the characters is well-written and adds depth to their relationships and motivations. Despite the film's small budget of $1.5 million, the production values are impressive. The abandoned apartment building provides an eerie and ominous setting, while the cinematography captures the tension and suspense of the story. "The Disappearance of Alice Creed" received positive reviews from critics and audiences alike, who praised its suspenseful storyline, strong performances, and clever twists. The film is a testament to the power of independent filmmaking and a must-see for fans of the thriller genre. In conclusion, "The Disappearance of Alice Creed" is a gripping and well-crafted film that tells a compelling story of survival and redemption. It is a shining example of independent filmmaking at its best and a worthy addition to any movie lover's collection. [1][2][3]
Actor : Eddie Marsan Director : J Blakeson Release : 2009 Country : United States of America Views: 2354 Tagline: The epic conclusion of the Jurassic era. Rate: PG-13 Language: English, Fran├žais, Malti Budget: $ 123.456.789,00 Revenue: $ 123.456.789,00
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