Absolute Power (1997)

Director – Clint Eastwood

Starring – Clint Eastwood, Gene Hackman, Ed Harris, Laura Linney, Judy Davis, Scott Glenn, Dennis Haysbert, E.G. Marshall, Kenneth Welsh, Richard Jenkins, Mark Margolis, Alison Eastwood, Kimber Eastwood

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0118548/?ref_=nv_sr_2


What’s it all about? – So you’re robbing this big house and while you’re in the vault someone comes home.  You shut yourself in the vault and discover it has a two-way mirror so you can see what’s going on. You see a woman almost get raped and as she defends herself she gets shot and killed.  You can’t give yourself up, even though you recognise the guy who was going to rape the woman.  It ends up being you vs. the President!

Notes & Scribbles

  • Based on the novel by David Baldacci.
  • Really excellent supporting cast.
  • Linney plays Eastwood’s daughter, even though two of his daughters appear in the film.
  • I liked Clint’s beard disguise for his White House tour.
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