Bound (1996)


Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5

USA, 1996, Spelling Films.  Screenplay by Lilly Wachowski, Lana Wachowski.  Cinematography by .  Produced by , .  Music by .  Production Design by .  Costume Design by .  Film Editing by

Stylishly filmed sexpot thriller about an ex-con () who falls in love with a gangster’s moll (Jennifer Tilly) and teams up with her to take the mob for a crapload of money. Prior to their world-famous The Matrix, the Wachowskis debuted with this delicious thriller, one full of extreme tension and rich characterizations.

plays the cuckolded boyfriend who starts to suspect that something is going on between these two ladies but doesn’t wake up until it’s too late for him. Also check out the audio commentary, it’s almost more enjoyable than the film itself.

Toronto International Film Festival:  1996

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