Friday, January 4, 2013

Bound



1996 American Feature

Cast: Gina Gershon, Jennifer Tilly, Joe Pantoliano, John Ryan, Christopher Meloni, Richard C. Sarafian and Mary Mara
Writers/Directors: Lilly Wachowski and Lana Wachowski

Synopsis:
Violet, who longs to escape her relationship with her mafioso boyfriend Caesar, enters into a clandestine affair with alluring ex-con Corky, and the two women hatch a scheme to steal $2 million of mafia money.

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Ratings:
  • Internet Movie Database: 7.4/10 
  • Rotten Tomatoes - Critics: 92% / Audience: 79%
  • Metacritic - Critics: 61% / Audience: 7.7%
  • OMG rating: 8/10

Buy/Rent:
  • DVD/Blu-ray: Available
  • Soundtrack: Available



Trailer:


Awards:
  • GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Film - Wide Release.
  • Independent Spirit Award nomination for Best Cinematography.
  • L.A. Outfest Grand Jury Award - Honorable Mention.
  • National Board of Review Special Recognition Award.

Notes/Trivia:
  • The feature film directorial debut of the Wachowskis, who went on to create the hit Matrix series.
  • Casting Call: Linda Hamilton and Marcia Gay Harden.
  • Sex educator Susie Bright not only served as a consultant on Bound, she makes a cameo appearance in the lesbian bar scene.

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