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A car theft drives the chilling, intense 'The Rover'
A car theft drives the chilling, intense 'The Rover'

Don't take Eric's car. Don't take Eric's car. Don't take Eric's ... You get the idea. Masterfully brought to life by Guy Pearce in a performance of pure controlled ferocity, Eric and his implacable, obsessive, stop-at-nothing quest to recover his stolen vehicle is the centerpiece of David Michôd's tense and remorseless "The Rover," a film shot in 100-degree-plus heat that chills the blood as well as the soul. Michôd's name may not be familiar, but his debut film, "Animal Kingdom," was one of 2010's great successes. This second venture, though very different, confirms the Australian director (who wrote the script...

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