The Cold Light of Day

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The Cold Light of Day

Financial trader Will (Cavill) is reluctantly pulled into a vacation on the family sailing boat in Spain, where his taciturn dad (Willis) is stationed as a cultural attaché. But is that really why Pops is in the Mediterranean? Will is about to learn the answer the hard way, as he returns from an errand to find both the boat and his relatives missing. Sensibly rationing his facial expressions at this early stage in his career, 29-year-old actor and future Superman Cavill lacks the gruff authority of Liam Neeson—the go-to guy for tacky Euro-thrillers about dogged men shooting up the Continent—but looks better in a tight T-shirt. For the purposes of JCVD director Mabrouk El Mechri’s film, those are equal assets.

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By: Guy Lodge


Release details

Rated: PG-13
Release date: Friday September 7 2012
Duration: 93 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Mabrouk El Mechri
Screenwriter: Scott Wiper, John Petro
Cast: Henry Cavill
Bruce Willis
Sigourney Weaver
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