Movie Recommendations: #56

Snatch(2000)

Director: Guy Ritchie

Starring: Jason Statham,Brad Pitt,Vinnie Jones,Benicio del Toro,Alan Ford.

snatch

Snatch is a crime comedy film which follows two intertwined storylines,  and is exemplary of hyperlink cinema. Both plots involve an assortment of complex characters-a small time criminal and his business partner who find themselves in the debt of a sadistic and violent mob boss ; a gypsy boxer who knocks out his opponent in a fight he was supposed to throw; an ex-KGB gangster;an American jeweller who arranges a diamond heist;a mercenary and mob enforcer;and three bumbling criminals .

The fast-paced screenplay has echoes of Quentin Tarantino’s style, and features witty,smart dialogues with traces of dark humour.The actors deliver memorable performances, Statham and Pitt in particular.Overall, Snatch is a gripping movie which will surely stay with you long after you have watched it.

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2 thoughts on “Movie Recommendations: #56”

  1. I watched this a few months ago and thought it was brilliant, and I really would like to see Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels now!

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