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Number: 132

poster Shutter Island

IMDb Rating:
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8.1/10 (1006455 votes)

Country: USA, 138 minutes

Spoken Languages: English, German

Genre(s): Mystery, Thriller

Director(s): Martin Scorsese

Storyline:
It's 1954, and up-and-coming U.S. marshal Teddy Daniels is assigned to investigate the disappearance of a patient from Boston's Shutter Island Ashecliffe Hospital. He's been pushing for an assignment on the island for personal reasons, but before long he wonders whether he hasn't been brought there as part of a twisted plot by hospital doctors whose radical treatments range from unethical to illegal to downright sinister. Teddy's shrewd investigating skills soon provide a promising lead, but the hospital refuses him access to records he suspects would break the case wide open. As a hurricane cuts off communication with the mainland, more dangerous criminals "escape" in the confusion, and the puzzling, improbable clues multiply, Teddy begins to doubt everything - his memory, his partner, even his own sanity.

Cast:

photo Leonardo DiCaprio Leonardo DiCaprio Teddy Daniels
photo Mark Ruffalo Mark Ruffalo Chuck Aule
photo Ben Kingsley Ben Kingsley Dr. Cawley
photo Max von Sydow Max von Sydow Dr. Naehring
photo Michelle Williams Michelle Williams Dolores

Medium: Unknown,

Location: In doos 'Martin Scorsese'

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 2.55:1