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About the Movie
A stylish, twist-filled film noir, THE SQUARE centers on an adulterous couple whose scheming leads to arson, blackmail and murder. THE SQUARE is the first feature from Australian stuntman-turned-director Nash Edgerton and his brother Joel who co-wrote and stars in the film. Escaping the monotony of a loveless marriage, Raymond Yale becomes entangled in an affair with the beautiful and troubled Carla. Ray’s moral limits are tested when Carla presents him with the proceeds of her controlling husband’s latest crime. This is their chance: Take the money and run. If only it were that simple. The seed is planted and Ray, fearing he will lose his love, engineers the plan. Hiring the professional arsonist Billy becomes a fatal error, and the plan goes horribly wrong. Alarm bells sound and suspicions are raised but, miraculously, the dust looks to settle. After all nobody knows. Then the first blackmail note arrives. The couple’s nerves are tested as both Carla’s husband and the mystery author threaten to throw open their secret. With the blackmailer’s deadline approaching, they are going to find out just how far they are willing to go for love.
Great plot, great character development, lots of great twists and its Australia. Very enjoyable film.
This film has such a well told story. Great characters, great acting. Very enjoyable.
This film starts off at a laid back pace, which is great as it gives a great feel to the faster moments. Great story, a well written drama. 5 stars because it feels like real Australia & the type of things happening in the movie could be happening to a friend, neighbour or family member. Worth a watch.
- Genre: Drama
- Released: 2008
- © 2008 Village Roadshow Films (BVI) Limited. All rights reserved.