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'Two Faces of January' a twisted tale driven by talented trio
'Two Faces of January' a twisted tale driven by talented trio

Ambiguity is the intrigue in "The Two Faces of January," the new thriller starring Viggo Mortensen, Kirsten Dunst and Oscar Isaac. Acclaimed writer Hossein Amini, making his feature directing debut, sets it up beautifully on a sun-washed day in Athens, Greece, in the early 1960s. Rydal (Isaac), a snappy, self-assured tour guide, is leading a handful of very attentive young beauties along the ancient stone steps of the Acropolis. At a distance a perfectly polished affluent American couple, Chester (Mortensen) and Colette (Dunst), are posing playfully for each other, all smiles. Both the couple and the tour guide deserve a second look. Their eyes lock, and though the moment seems...

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