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The Double Hour

Filippo Timi, The Double Hour | BUDDING ROMANCE Filippo Timi, Ksenia Rappoport in The Double Hour

BUDDING ROMANCE Filippo Timi, Ksenia Rappoport in The Double Hour

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The Double Hour

Starring: Kseniya Rappoport, Filippo Timi; Starring: Antonia Truppo; Runtime (in minutes): 96; Distributor: Samuel Goldwyn Films

Nothing in this enjoyably twisty, cool/ hot, genre-grafting Italian psychological thriller by Giuseppe Capotondi is what it seems. And the more you try to solve the narrative puzzle, the more you may want to watch it again — or at least argue about what’s real. Ksenia Rappoport and Filippo Timi won acting awards at the Venice Film Festival for their smoldering work as a Slovenian hotel maid and a security guard who meet at a speed-dating event only to see their budding romance interrupted by violence…maybe. A?

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Originally posted May 13 2011 — 12:00 AM EDT

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