The Deep End

The Deep End

DVD - 2002
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Margaret Hall is the mother of three willing to do whatever it takes to keep her family safe, including trying to cover up the accidental death of her son's "unsavory" friend. The next day a man knocks on her door and demands money to suppress a videotape linking her son to the death, which the police have ruled a homicide.
Publisher: [United States] : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, ©2002.
Edition: Anamorphic widescreen edition.
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (101 min.) :,sound, color ;,12 cm
video file, DVD, rda
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CC0120inCLB
Feb 17, 2018

This is mostly in response to other reviews:
I first saw this when it was released in theaters, though it's not perfect, I thought it was well done. Tilda Swinton deserved all the accolades she got as the mother beset by an extortion demand; the relationship her character's son has with a questionable individual is an integral part of the demand. And even if there's some denials on one person's part, you'd love to have Swinton's do whatever is possible. Plus, the scenery of Lake Tahoe locations- where the film is set- are put to good use.

btmslt May 23, 2012

A not so thrilling tale of a mother's need to protect her child. Right from the beginning, one can sense that the mother will only be making things worse by becoming invovled in the son's affairs. Unfortunately, the film just continues on a downward spiral. Skip this one!

aaa5756 Apr 19, 2012

It was O.K for a home TV movie. I was entertained and interesting. But it was NOT worth the long library wait or the price to rent from a Red Box. "I fast forwarded a lot but not all the way.”

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R_2
May 14, 2011

So-so movie. There were a few twists and turns, but not a great film. Swinton seemed to be a mismatch for her role.

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Tj2C
Sep 11, 2010

Feel like watching TV drama, boring

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