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ITEM#: 12023869Based on a story by author Ryne Douglas Pearson, KNOWING is a moody sci-fi thriller that stars Nicolas Cage as John Koestler, a widowed MIT astrophysicist who lives in wooded seclusion with his young son, Caleb (Chandler Canterbury). When Caleb is handed an envelope unearthed from a school time capsule buried 50 years earlier, its cryptic numerical sequence captures the interest of his dad, who soon realizes the powerful significance of the document, which seems to predict major world disasters throughout history. Unfortunately, there are three calamities that have yet to unfold, and John, aided reluctantly by widowed mom Diana Wayland (Rose Byrne) and her daughter, Abby (Lara Robinson), must try to unravel the mystery of the numbers before many more lives are lost. Alex Proyas’s follow-up to 2004’s I, ROBOT, KNOWING returns to the shadowy atmosphere of the director’s revered cult film, DARK CITY, while staying within the realm of the Hollywood big-budget disaster movie. Though the plot takes some outlandish turns, the film is grounded by solid performances from Cage, Byrne, and the impressive child actors, and Proyas further anchors the proceedings in moments of captivatingly bleak realism. Like the remake of THE DAY THE EARTH STOOD STILL, KNOWING is a pensive and melancholy thriller that rewards discerning viewers willing to follow its strange and intriguing tale.
|Rating||Parental Guidance 13+|
|Dimensions||5.5" x 0.75" x 7.75" WxHxD|
|Stars||Nicolas Cage, Chandler Canterbury, Ben Mendelsohn, Lara Robinson, Rose Byrne|
|Country of Origin||United States|
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I enjoyed the movie very much. It was intense, so younger childeren may not be an appropriate viewer.I felt that the graphics we well done and did not interfere with the storyline, but enhanced it. The ending was s bit of a "70's" style movie where everyone basically dies, and iI understand the reason for the ending. I just hate to see Nicholas Cage die. That was about the only thing that i could have lived without, sorry Nick.Read More
I really enjoyed this movie as I do all Nicholas Cage's movies. He is a great actor.Read More
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