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Boxing Day (2012)

Boxing Day (2012)

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A businessman named Basil and his chauffeur, Nick, drive into the heart of the Rocky mountains in the midst of perilous weather conditions. When the journey becomes potentially fatal, Basil must decide whether he's prepared to sacrifice his own life for the life of another.

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Critic Reviews for Boxing Day

All Critics (16) | Top Critics (1)

Proves timely and persuasive: as the weather becomes colder, so a thaw develops between Basil and Nick's more attractive everyman.

December 18, 2012 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Tolstoy's acutely felt story yields a prosaic film tragedy that may connect with festival audiences but few else.

June 25, 2013 | Rating: 5 | Full Review…

The film unfurls through a series of brilliantly staged and intensely uncomfortable interactions between the supercilious Basil and the grating Nick.

January 28, 2013 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

It's a nuanced story, cleverly combining claustrophobia and agoraphobia, and the moving climax takes on a sonorous spiritual tone of revelation and redemption.

December 24, 2012 | Full Review…

Huston, as ever, does the devil's work to perfection, but, with no one to like - let alone root for - this soon becomes a very long and tiresome slog indeed.

December 21, 2012 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

As small-scale as Boxing Day is, it sustains an unusual atmosphere and an emotional charge of which Tolstoy might have approved - and both performances are memorably etched into it.

December 21, 2012 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

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