The Keeper (1996) - Rotten Tomatoes

The Keeper (1996)

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This absorbing, grim psychological thriller is set within Brooklyn's Kings County House of Detention and follows the moral downfall of an idealistic, straight-arrow black correctional officer, Paul Lamont. When Lamont tries to help a man he believes is innocent, he becomes unnaturally jealous when his wife is attracted to him.

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Cast

Giancarlo Esposito
as Paul Lamont
Regina Taylor
as Angela Lamont
Isaach De Bankolé
as Jean Baptiste
O.L. Duke
as Baker
Alvaleta Guess
as Officer Jones
Victor Colicchio
as Officer Corvino
Jude Ciccolella
as Captain Walker
Liza Colon
as Officer Melendez
Kenshaka Ali
as Officer Williams
Gordon Joseph Weiss
as Police Officer Guido
Emile St. Lot
as Mr. Lamont/Father
Aaron Griffin
as Young Paul
Jewdyer Osborne
as Officer Smith
Lionel Bernard
as Haitian Musician
Constance Bernard
as Haitian Musician
Rocco Iacovone
as Hospital Doctor
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Critic Reviews for The Keeper

All Critics (6) | Top Critics (2)

This ambitious but unsatisfying chronicle of a correctional officer played in the dramatic competition of the Sundance Film Festival.

December 18, 2006 | Rating: C | Full Review…
Variety
Top Critic

Lacks insight though it's full of psychological implications.

January 7, 2004 | Rating: C | Full Review…
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Turns into the narrowest of unsatisfying melodramas.

June 19, 2001 | Full Review…
Film Journal International

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