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The Kovak Box (2006)

R  |   |  Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller  |  12 January 2007 (Spain)
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A sci-fi writer (Hutton) is invited to an island for a conference, only to discover that he's become lured into a trap.

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Cast

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David Norton
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Silvia Mendez
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Frank Kovak
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Jane Graham (as Georgia MacKenzie)
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Jaume
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Kathy
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Isabel Abarraga ...
Judy
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Man with Umbilical Cord
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Lift Passenger
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CNW Announcer
Nina Bagusat ...
Hostess
Keith Bartlett ...
Admirer
Julio Bastida ...
Telecinco Announcer
Jorge Bosch ...
Forensic
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Consulate Employee
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Storyline

A sci-fi writer (Hutton) is invited to an island for a conference, only to discover that he's become lured into a trap.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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You're trapped... and you don't even know it.


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Rated R for some violent and disturbing content, language and brief nudity | See all certifications »
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12 January 2007 (Spain)  »

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A Caixa Kovak  »

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The amount of froth in David's bottle varies during his conversation with Silvia at the bar. See more »

Quotes

Kovak: Do you really think you have a choice?
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References Nanook of the North (1922) See more »

Soundtracks

Gloomy Sunday
(Original Title: Szomorú Vasárnap)
Music by Rezsö Seress
Lyrics by László Jávor
English Lyrics by Sam Lewis (as Sam M. Lewis)
Performed by Billie Holiday, Teddy Wilson, Al Casey, J.C. Heard, Emmet Berry,
John Williams, Hymie Schertzer, Babe Russin and Jimmy Hamilton
Courtesy of Sony BMG Music Entertainment España
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A good movie
4 August 2007 | by (Spain) – See all my reviews

I don't agree with some reviews here . Really this is a movie with an original screenplay that keep suspense throughout all the movie , something that so many Hollywood movies don't achieve even if they try . The music soundtrack is excellent, by Spanish composer Roque Baños, and Timothy Hutton does a fantastic job in this film. This is a good genre film and as that it fully achieves its goals. David Kelly does a fantastic job too in his role . The director is Daniel Monzón , previously a movie critic for Fotogramas magazine and this is his 3rd movie as a director . In resume , this movie don't pretend to be nothing but a genre movie. And as that it succeeds.


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