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The Guilty (2021, W: Pizzolatto, D: Fuqua) S: Gyllenhaal, Sarsgaard, Keough, Hawke - Netflix

Ethan Hawke, Peter Sarsgaard, Riley Keough, Byron Bowers, Da’Vine Joy Randolph, David Castañeda, Christina Vidal and Paul Dano have joined Jake Gyllenhaal in the Netflix thriller “The Guilty.”

Antoine Fuqua is directing from a script by Nic Pizzolatto (“True Detective”), based on the Gustav Moller-helmed Danish drama “Den Skyldige,” which premiered at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival. The pic takes place over the course of a single morning at a 911 dispatch center with a call operator — played by Gyllenhaal — trying to save a caller in grave danger, but then discovering that nothing is as it seems, and facing the truth is the only way out.

Adrian Martinez, Bill Burr, Beau Knapp and Edi Patterson are also joining the cast. Gyllenhaal is producing along with Riva Marker for Nine Stories; Fuqua and Kat Samick for Fuqua Films; Scott Greenberg; Bold Films’ Michel Litvak, Gary Michael Walters, David Litvak and Svetlana Metkina; and Amet Entertainment’s David Haring. Executive producers are Pizzolatto, Annie Marter, Gustav Moller, Lina Flint, Christian Mercuri, Jon Oakes, Eric Greenfeld and Justin Bursch.

Variety first reported in 2018 that Gyllenhaal was attached to the remake of “Den Skyldige,” which won the world cinema audience award at the Sundance Film Festival and was named one of the top five foreign language movies of 2018 by the National Board of Review.

Hawke starred in “First Reformed” and “Boyhood.” Sarsgaard toplined “The Looming Tower” and the upcoming “The Batman.” Keough’s credits include “Mad Max: Fury Road” and “The Devil All the Time.” Bowers was in “Honey Boy” and the upcoming “Concrete Cowboys.” Randolph starred in “Dolemite Is My Name.”

Castañeda’s credits include “The Umbrella Academy” and “Sicario: Day of the Soldado.” Vidal starred in “7 Days to Vegas.” Dano toplined “The Batman” and “Love & Mercy.” Martinez’s credits include “Stumptown” and “I Feel Pretty.” Burr appeared in “F Is for Family” and “The King of Staten Island.” Knapp’s credits include “The Nice Guys” and “Southpaw.” Patterson stars in “The Righteous Gemstones.”
https://variety.com/2020/film/news/e...ty-1234831039/

Hell of a cast and I generally enjoy Fuqua's work.
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A troubled police detective demoted to 911 operator duty scrambles to save a distressed caller during a harrowing day of revelations — and reckonings.
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Re: The Guilty (2021, W: Pizzolatto, D: Fuqua) S: Gyllenhaal, Sarsgaard, Keough, Hawke - Netflix

The original Danish film is currently on Hulu.
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Re: The Guilty (2021, W: Pizzolatto, D: Fuqua) S: Gyllenhaal, Sarsgaard, Keough, Hawke - Netflix

Looks ok, I guess.
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The foreign version was great. Highly recommended
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Re: The Guilty (2021, W: Pizzolatto, D: Fuqua) S: Gyllenhaal, Sarsgaard, Keough, Hawke - Netflix

That trailer is much better than the teaser.
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Loved the original, this looks intriguing.....!
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Re: The Guilty (2021, W: Pizzolatto, D: Fuqua) S: Gyllenhaal, Sarsgaard, Keough, Hawke - Netflix

That trailer reminds me of that Halle Berry 911 movie "The Call" from years ago. And I did like that movie.

I'll definitely check this out and if I have time I'll check out the source material as well.
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Re: The Guilty (2021, W: Pizzolatto, D: Fuqua) S: Gyllenhaal, Sarsgaard, Keough, Hawke - Netflix

Originally Posted by DJariya
That trailer reminds me of that Halle Berry 911 movie "The Call" from years ago. And I did like that movie.

I'll definitely check this out and if I have time I'll check out the source material as well.
The original The Guilty is much better than the Call, but I have to say the remake looks pretty good too. I hope they just don't copy all the story beats.
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Re: The Guilty (2021, W: Pizzolatto, D: Fuqua) S: Gyllenhaal, Sarsgaard, Keough, Hawke - Netflix

Reviews from TIFF:
https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/the_guilty_2021
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This is out today.
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I thought this was pretty well done overall. Never saw the original, better to skip the trailer.
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Pretty good. Antoine Fuqua directed a taunt/emotional drama. Jake does a great job, as usual.
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Re: The Guilty (2021, W: Pizzolatto, D: Fuqua) S: Gyllenhaal, Sarsgaard, Keough, Hawke - Netflix

I thought this was very good. Basically a one man show for Gyllenhaal. Overall an effectively taut thriller and at only 90 minutes, it’s a quick watch.

The voice work was great as well, except Bill Burr, whose voice stuck out like a sore thumb.
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Usually a bug Gyllenhaal fan... but this movie wasn't that great. It was okay, kept my attention for the most part... But I figured out the twist way before the movie intended for me to do so. Predictable and by the numbers from start to finish. I guess it's okay for a one time watch, but there's nothing to return for.
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Originally Posted by GoldenJCJ
The voice work was great as well,
I thought Riley Keough as Emily was particularly outstanding.
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Re: The Guilty (2021, W: Pizzolatto, D: Fuqua) S: Gyllenhaal, Sarsgaard, Keough, Hawke - Netflix

Meh, this was ok. Acting was great, especially from Abby.

Plot wasn’t all that great.

B- grade

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Re: The Guilty (2021, W: Pizzolatto, D: Fuqua) S: Gyllenhaal, Sarsgaard, Keough, Hawke - Netflix

This was actually pretty decent - I've always been a fan of Fuqua and Jake G. carries this movie really well. Nothing I'd watch again. The Bill Burr cameo was pretty funny as well.
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My wife had been wanting to watch this so we checked it out this evening. It may have the largest gap between writing talent and acting talent that I’ve ever seen in a film. It marries a great performance by Gyllenhaal and excellent voice acting from the rest of the cast to one of the worst screenplays I’ve sat through in a long time. The story was so horribly executed that my wife and I were both assuming there was some huge twist coming at the end. I’m talking on the order of the entire thing taking place inside of the mind of someone who’s been committed, it being some kind of alien experiment, the character being in hell or something else to explain how detached the story and characters’ behavior were from anything resembling reality. When it ended and apparently was all meant to take place in our world, we were kind of in shock. Just laughably bad.

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