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771 Ratings

The Gift

Directed by Joel Edgerton
United States, 2015
Drama, Mystery, Thriller


A young married couple’s lives are thrown into a harrowing tailspin when an acquaintance from the husband’s past brings mysterious gifts and a horrifying secret to light after more than 20 years.

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The Gift Directed by Joel Edgerton

Awards & Festivals

Directors Guild of America

2016 | Nominee: Outstanding Directorial Achievement of a First-Time Feature Film Director

Empire Awards

2016 | Nominee: Best Thriller

There may not be a more limited comedy star in America than Jason Bateman, who has parlayed his TV resurrection into a one man-cottage industry, producing one thin, stale slice of milquetoast after another. And yet he’s excellent in Joel Edgerton’s not-uninteresting thriller The Gift, probably because this is the first time that a director has mined his boring normalcy for dread and resentment.
January 20, 2016
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Even if you aren’t aware that Australia’s Blue-Tongue film collective, who are behind this yuppie-paranoia thriller, have carved a niche in clever genre subversion, you’ll remember that Faulkner saying about the past.
November 04, 2015
Here Edgerton, who has honed his craft penning The Square (2008), Felony (2013) and The Rover (2014), has taken a subgenre normally associated with cheap sensationalist thrills and stripped it down to intense character drama.
September 07, 2015

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