The movie is “In Bruges” (think of “Brooge” pronounced like “Scrooge”). It’s a comedy with Colin Farrell, Brendan Gleeson and Ralph Fiennes. Oh, and there’s guns. What more can you possibly want from a film? I’m amazed/slightly aghast that it’s in such limited release right now.
Anyway, here’s the synopsis they’ve given us:
Bruges, the most well-preserved medieval city in the whole of Belgium, is a welcoming destination for travellers from all over the world. But for hit men Ray (Colin Farrell) and Ken (Brendan Gleeson), it could be their final destination; a difficult job has resulted in the pair being ordered right before Christmas by their London boss Harry (two-time Academy Award nominee Ralph Fiennes) to go and cool their heels in the storybook Flemish city for a couple of weeks.
But the longer they stay waiting for Harryâ€™s call, the more surreal their experience becomes, as they find themselves in weird encounters with locals, tourists, violent medieval art, a dwarf American actor (Jordan Prentice) shooting a European art film, Dutch prostitutes, and a potential romance for Ray in the form of ChloÃ« (ClÃ©mence PoÃ©sy), who may have some dark secrets of her own. And when the call from Harry does finally come, Ken and Rayâ€™s vacation becomes a life-and-death struggle of darkly comic proportions and surprisingly emotional consequences.
And there’s guns! Here, I’ll show you the trailer after the jump:
See? Look. Gun. Told you.
So what can you win? You can win some swag. I got a t-shirt, some stickers and some postcards. Not a tremendous haul, I know, but it’s movie swag, so you gotta love it. Want to win? Proceed.
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