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Plot: An arrogant, high-powered attorney takes on the case of a poor altar boy found running away from the scene of the grisly murder of the bishop who has taken him in. The case gets a lot more complex when the accused reveals that there may or may not have been a third person in the room. The intensity builds when a surprise twist alters everyone’s perception of the crime.
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My first opportunity to comment on a film
Riveting courtroom drama, starring Richard Gere, with occasional flashes of action. New to me faces that impressed are Laura Linney and Edward Norton, both of whom give outstanding performances against the ever reliable Gere, a sometimes underated star actor.
Kept me on the edge of my chair throughout. One of the best of the courtroom genre films that I have seen.
A coherent script, well directed and edited, leaving me guessing to the end, with a really neat twist in the final stage. Excellent.
Probably the best legal drama ever made.
I’ve got to say this – this movie is a true masterpiece, and just might be the best court-room drama ever made (it’s definitely one of the top 3 anyway). Everything about it is perfect – the script is perfect, and so is the directing. And don’t get me started about the acting. Richard Gere nailed his part, and this was at the time he actually played in good films. But the one who steals the show here is without ANY DOUBT young Edward Norton in his first big part. His acting is nothing but brilliant and even genius and even here you can understand why he’s one of the best actors to ever grace the screen. You have to see it to understand, since I do not want to spoil the story for you. The supporting cast is also very solid, and I loved seeing John Mahoney (best known for playing Martin Crane, in sitcom “Frasier”) as the corrupt Maire of Chicago. “Primal Fear” will keep you on your toes all throughout it’s 2 hours, and there are twists until the very end. A perfect 10 for this one, I couldn’t find any flaw about it. A must-see.
Original Language en
Runtime 2 hr 9 min (129 min)
Genre Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Director Gregory Hoblit
Writer William Diehl (novel), Steve Shagan (screenplay), Ann Biderman (screenplay)
Actors Richard Gere, Laura Linney, John Mahoney, Alfre Woodard
Awards Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 10 wins & 11 nominations.
Production Company Paramount Pictures
Sound Mix Dolby Digital
Aspect Ratio 1.85 : 1
Camera Panavision Cameras and Lenses
Laboratory DeLuxe, Hollywood (CA), USA (prints)
Film Length 3,649 m
Negative Format 35 mm (Eastman EXR 500T 5298)
Cinematographic Process Spherical
Printed Film Format 35 mm