Repo Men (2010)
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"For A Price, Any Organ In Your Body Can Be Replaced. But It Can Also Be Repossessed."|For A Price, Any Organ In Your Body Can Be Replaced. But It Can Also Be Repossessed.
|Set in the near future when artificial organs can be bought on credit, it revolves around a man who struggles to make the payments on a heart he has purchased. He must therefore go on the run before said ticker is repossessed.|
"You have to give the movie time to find its groove and establish its premise. Rene Rodriguez, Miami Herald
Editor's NoteWriters Eric Garcia and Garrett Lerner team with director Miguel Sapochnik to adapt Garcia's novel about a repo man named Remy whose body has been constructed almost entirely of artificial organs. When Remy (Jude Law) fails to keep up on payments for his recent heart transplant, his former partner vows to take back the organ by force if necessary. Meanwhile, Remy finds an unexpected ally in the form of his long-lost wife, Beth (Alice Braga), who has also been retrofitted with numerous artificial organs. Now, despite the fact that they haven't seen each other since Remy joined the army ten years ago, the desperate repo man and his sympathetic wife attempt a daring escape from a man who holds the lives of millions in the palm of his hands. Forest Whitaker and Liev Schreiber co-star.
Repo Men - DVD Review
filmcritic.com DVD Reviews
Published on: 7/27/2010 5:00 AM
|With the continuing debate over out of control health care costs raging in the background comes Repo Men, a supposedly "original" speculative fiction tale about a maverick artificial organ company operative who, along with his equally unhinged partner, scour a future shock society for individuals late on their liver payments. Per contractual agreement, on the sixth day of the fourth month past first notice, these "repo men" show up, portable operating theaters in tow, to "reclaim" their property. War buddies Remy (Jude Law) and Jake (Forest Whitaker) are the best at what they do. But when problems at home, and a faulty defibrillator, leave one of them needing The Union's unique services, the tables are turned. Soon, Remy is on the run, his old pal in hot pursuit....read the full review|
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