Vice. Violence. Nightmares. As a contract killer prepares for his next hit, a frightened woman pounds on his door asking for his help. He rebuffs her at first, until he discovers that her husband is his next target. The woman finally convinces him to take her to the mob boss's club so that she can plead for her husband's life. After her descent into this hellish club with its vice and its violence, she returns to her husband and with one final twist the true nightmare of her journey is revealed. Shot in one uninterrupted take with no edits, the approach is not a mere cinematic device, but a thematic extension of the story. The uninterrupted flow of the shot adds to the tension and suspense, enhancing the hypnotic, dream-like journey of the main character.

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The Circle (2005)

Unrated

Suspense/Thriller/Drama · 1h 37m · 2/6/2007

    

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Vice. Violence. Nightmares. As a contract killer prepares for his next hit, a frightened woman pounds on his door asking for his help. He rebuffs her at first, until he discovers that her husband is his next target. The woman finally convinces him to take her to the mob boss's club so that she can plead for her husband's life. After her descent into this hellish club with its vice and its violence, she returns to her husband and with one final twist the true nightmare of her journey is revealed. Shot in one uninterrupted take with no edits, the approach is not a mere cinematic device, but a thematic extension of the story. The uninterrupted flow of the shot adds to the tension and suspense, enhancing the hypnotic, dream-like journey of the main character.

Release Country

United States

Barcode

829567038222

Release Date

2/6/2007

Media Type

Movie

Audio

  English     

Studio

Fabrication Films

Video Format

NTSC

Aspect Ratio

1.85:1

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Cast
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Angela Bettis

Jay
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Scott Cohen

Stan
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Henry Czerny

Rick
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David Proval

Dad
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Jill Jacobson

Mom
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Bokeem Woodbine

Cop
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Kamala Lopez

Hilga (as Kamala Lopez-Dawson)
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Joe Unger

Motel Owner
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Yury Tsykun

Sing
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Grace Cary Bickley

Infomercial Lady
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Robert Giardina

Bodyguard (uncredited)
Crew
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Yuri Zeltser

Director
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