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We're No Angels (1990) [Screenplay]
by David Mamet Rating: Weighted - 6.7 / Average - 6.0 of 10 (1 votes) (Rate!)
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Bob, a vicious killer, cheats the electric chair by shooting his way out of the penitentiary, forcing two reluctant convicts to come along. Desparately dodging the cops, Ned and Jim reach a river that runs along the Canadian border. The bridge across it becomes their only hope of reaching safety, but a checkpoint guards the crossing. Mamet builds the tension to the breaking point with a series of sizzling surprises as time and again the escaped jailbirds fail by a hairsbreadth to slip past the guards.

Disguised as priests, Ned and Jim are mistaken for two famous theologians attending the Feast of Our Lady of Sorrows at a local monastary. The wickedly funny Mamet takes his two heroes down a dizzying course of serpentine adventures, demonstrating once again his peerless mastery of the art of cinematic suspense.

Original title: We're No Angels
Original languages: English


Genre: Drama and PlaysSuspense/mystery/horror
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Edition #1: We're No Angels

We're No Angels (1990)
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Language: English

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We're No Angels (1990)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: New York
Publisher: Grove Weidenfeld
ISBN: 0802132022
Dimensions: x x x
Pages: 131

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