Treed Murray (Get Down) (2001)

Treed Murray (Get Down)


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Ad-exec Murray Roberts (David Hewlett) is in for a nasty shock during his walk from work -- he's mugged by a street gang. Afraid for his life, Roberts scales a tree and vows to stay there until the danger is gone. Unfortunately for him, the unsavory Shark (Cle Bennett) is equally determined to wait for Murray to come down and finish the robbing as he had intended, and an all-night standoff quickly ensues. Get Down premiered at the 2002 Toronto Film Festival. ~ Tracie Cooper, Rovi

Rating: R
Genre: Mystery & Suspense, Drama
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On DVD: Mar 25, 2003


as Murray Roberts
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Critic Reviews for Treed Murray (Get Down)

All Critics (6) | Top Critics (1)

Full Review… | April 26, 2003
Globe and Mail
Top Critic

A great surprise.

February 2, 2008

August 11, 2005

Full Review… | April 26, 2003
Apollo Guide

Full Review… | April 26, 2003

Full Review… | April 26, 2003
Jam! Movies

Audience Reviews for Treed Murray (Get Down)


Christ not another film about a yuppie guy trapped up in a tree by a group of young hoodloms...yawn.

Indeed friends-all of you who have declared to not be interested in this film (95% of my friends list)-I just watched it for the 2nd time. It's a good movie with some great dialogue and pretty good acting by the guy in the tree. Forgive me-David Hewlett is the treed guy's name.

ANYWAY this is an interesting and thought provoking film-that deals with issues of survival/good vs evil/human indifference and cruelty. There are some terrific mindgames/manipulations as Murray tries to get down from the tree without being murdered by the aforementioned young hoodloms.

Give it a chance-it's Canadian eh!!

Audrey Lush

Super Reviewer

As so often happens with Canadian movies it is a metaphor social commentary drama, where a yuppie ad executive is treed by a gang of muggers and a battle of wits ensues.
Interesting but doesn't really go anywhere.

Sean Scobie

Super Reviewer

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