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Five Fingers (2006)

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When a young Dutch idealist travels to Morocco to start a food charity he's kidnapped by local terrorists and has to engage in a mental chess match to learn his captors' objectives.

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Cast

Isa Hoes
as Mother
Anton Sinke
as The Donor
Jeroen Zuidwijk
as Dutch Man
Mimi Ferrer
as Dutch Woman
Mohammed Saidi
as Dutch Child
Mimoen El Ajroudi
as Dutch Child
Farah el Ajroudi
as Dutch Child
Mouad El Ajroudi
as Dutch Child
Joussef Gartit
as Dutch Child
Naom Allah
as Dutch Child
Sittam Yaaqcbi
as Dutch Child
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Critic Reviews for Five Fingers

All Critics (4) | Top Critics (1)

As a lesson in how subtle acting styles can calm a highly pitched story, pic delivers the goods.

Full Review… | May 4, 2006
Variety
Top Critic

A thought-provoking mindbender unfolding in one room and narrowly focused on a grisly, gradually-escalating standoff.

Full Review… | July 9, 2009
Sly Fox

The film is just average, a bit manipulative and is little more than a stagy adaptation of a play which never existed featuring more of a battle of the accents rather than will.

Full Review… | July 5, 2006
eFilmCritic.com

Estruturalmente similar ao excelente Uma Simples Formalidade, estabelece uma boa tensão através da montagem eficaz, das atuações intensas e de um roteiro que, embora não tão surpreendente, convence em sua lógica interna.

April 26, 2006
Cinema em Cena

Audience Reviews for Five Fingers

Couldn't even finish! Un-suspenseful drivel of a movie!

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Film Crazy

Super Reviewer

I was really quite disappointed by this movie. It's a considerably more akin to Captivity than it is to Hard Candy, which is a huge weakness in a movie professed as "a mental chess match". It was interesting to see how the events of the story slowly unravel and come to light, but the pace seems so slow as to seem deliberately protracted. This is kinda what a film looks like when the filmmakers have decided that they don't have enough plot, and they stretch what they've already got until it's long enough, but quite thin. I quite like all the characters and their motivations, but I think the movie was bigger and longer than the scipr could sustain.

Emily Armstrong
Emily Armstrong

Super Reviewer

½

This is an excellent movie, Came out in 2006, still in the favor of the terrorist in the Arab world, at least that?s what we are lead to believe. Laurence Fishburne plays as good a part as I have ever seen him play. Martijn (Ryan Phillippe) and his British guide, Gavin (Colm Meaney) Land in Morocco to start a new food program for needy children, when they are kidnapped and when they come to are accused of being CIA agents, Gavin is shot in front of Martijn and so begins torture and questioning. The movie ends with a twist that I will not revile here but will blow your socks out of your shoes. I did have it figured out, you might also but most will not. 4 1/2 stars

Bruce Bruce
Bruce Bruce

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