Total Film - 03/01/2009 3 stars out of 5 -- "Sketching a bleak, desperate character, Williams' grieving lovey is superb..."
BRIDGET JONES'S DIARY director Sharon Maguire tackles more serious fare with this drama featuring Michelle Williams, Ewan McGregor, and Matthew McFadyen. Williams (BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN) stars as a young woman living in a fictional, near-future London that is dominated by terrorist attacks. When her husband and son are killed by a bomb exploding in a football stadium, she was with her lover, causing her to pile guilt on top of her grief. However, she gets a chance at redemption when she uncovers a sinister plot to cover up the nature of the attack. INCENDIARY is adapted from the novel by Chris Cleave.
London is rocked by a shocking terrorist bombing in this dramatic thriller starring Michelle Williams (Wendy and Lucy, Brokeback Mountain) and Ewan McGregor, (Trainspotting, the Star Wars trilogy). Williams delivers a riveting and heart-felt performance as a young wife and mother who suffers a devastating loss in the attack...which occurs while she's meeting her secret lover (McGregor). Wracked with guilt and trying to piece her shattered life back together, she becomes embroiled in the police investigation of the attack - and discovers that the authorities will do anything to cover up the terrifying truth behind it.
Based On A Novel |
Journalists / Journalism |
London, England |