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The Hunter

A 2012 film directed by Daniel Nettheim

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  • Aug 23, 2012
Simple, yet effective film about someone finding exactly who he is, finding something unexpected that eventually defines him. Dafoe manages to engage and enthrall the viewer, despite some rough areas in the script. Not what I expected, but a worthy watch. [3.5 Out of 5 Stars]

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September 07, 2012
Been meaning to watch this
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review by . August 17, 2012
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** out of ****    Don't you hate it when a film grabs your attention and keeps it within its firm grasp for about an hour, and then just lets it go as if it were nothing; no big deal? Well, if you hate when that happens, it would be in your best interest to stay far, far away from Daniel Nettheim's "The Hunter". Adapted from a 1999 novel by Julia Leigh, everything about the movie looks good on paper, but most of those things have been translated rather awkwardly for the screen. …
review by . April 07, 2012
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Star Rating:         The Hunter is slow, inconsistent, and annoyingly unclear about what its intentions are. It is, on the one hand, a wilderness thriller about the search for an elusive animal; the search is so competitive that people are willing to kill for it. On the other hand, it’s a soppy relationship drama founded on nothing made apparent to the audience, apart from the convenience of the right characters being in the right place at the right time. Thirdly, …
review by . June 27, 2012
THE HUNTER Effortlessly Hits Its Mark
If you look hard enough, you can find truly great mysteries across the variety of film genres.  They’ve long been the province of historical fiction or period pieces looking back at some treacherous point in history.  Thrillers often wrap up one or several enigmas within their dark, elusive characters.  Science fiction tackles them by revealing the world hidden beneath.  Character dramas – much like director Daniel Nettheim’s THE HUNTER – occasionally …
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