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Peacock (2010)

PG-13 | | Drama, Thriller | 20 April 2010 (USA)
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A train accident in rural Nebraska gradually unveils a mystery involving the town's bank clerk.

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John Skillpa, a quiet bank clerk living in tiny Peacock, Nebraska, prefers to live an invisible life. This might have to do with John's secret: he has another personality no one knows about, a woman who each morning does his chores and cooks him breakfast before he starts his day. Then, in a moment, everything changes... Written by Anonymous

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If he only knew what she was doing.

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Rated PG-13 for disturbing thematic material and a scene of violence | See all certifications »

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Cillian Murphy is wearing colored contact lenses to make his blue eyes brown. See more »

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The Clark candy bars seen at the start (at around 25 mins) have modern plastic wrappers with barcodes. See more »

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Mother: [in overlapping voices and moods like memories] I'm doing this because I love you. John. You know what happens... I warned you. I warned you, John. This is what you'll turn into. I warned you. Don't talk to anyone. Why would you keep things from me! Look at me. Look at me, John. Look at me. John! Don't look at me unless I tell you to. You ruined it. Don't talk to anyone. Don't talk to anyone. Don't you keep things from me! I'm doing this because I love you. Don't move a muscle ...
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It's Creepy & It's Spooky, Mysterious & Kooky
17 April 2010 | by See all my reviews

Great movie although it didn't go where I thought it was heading - There may not have been a better actor for this role than Cillian Murphy - As usual Ellen Page is an endorsement for any film & this indie role suits her to a tee - The rest of the cast is notable - The film contains stunning photography (not of majestic mountains) and images that appeared perfectly constructed for a very visual movie - Well crafted script with many scenes where a single word delivers the next chapter of the storyline - Highly recommended for the moviegoer who likes to be emotionally drained as well as entertained - Almost from the start, this is an edgy film where it feels like something is just about to happen and there is little expectation of that something becoming anyone's successful pursuit of happiness.


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