The Two Faces of January directed by Hossein Amini


two-faces-of-january-posterThe Two Faces of January is a suspense thriller starring Academy Award nominee Viggo Mortensen (The Lord Of The Rings, The Road, A History Of Violence), Golden Globe nominee and Cannes Best Actress winner Kirsten Dunst (Spider-Man, Melancholia, Marie-Antoinette) and Oscar Isaac (Drive, The Bourne Legacy, Inside Llewyn Davis). It is based on the novel of the same name by Patricia Highsmith and adapted by Academy Award nominee Hossein Amini (Drive, Snow White And The Huntsman). The film is Amini’s directorial debut. (Official Movie Site)

According to Wikipedia, the film premiered in February 2014 in the Berlinale Special Galas section of the 64th Berlin International Film Festival.

The Two Faces of January will be released in Spain today Friday 13 June 2014.

Spanish composer Alberto Iglesias signs off on a lovely score that helps get the story through its slow moments, for instance when the trio wakes up on Crete and has to take a bus to the next town. (The Hollywood Reporter)

Film review at The Hollywood Reporter

I’m looking forward to seeing this film soon. Stay tuned.

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6 thoughts on “The Two Faces of January directed by Hossein Amini

  1. I haven’t heard of this, but it sure sounds good. And I like the actors too. I will be looking for it when it is available here.

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