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Release Date: May 24, 2002
On DVD/VOD: October 15, 2002
1h 58m |
Will Dormer (Pacino), a veteran LAPD detective, travels to a small Alaskan town with his partner Hap (Donovan) to investigate the
disturbing murder of a seventeen year-old girl.
Under the glare of the region's perpetual daylight, Dormer and Hap close in on the primary suspect, reclusive novelist
Walter Finch (Williams). During a tense stakeout on a rocky, fog-shrouded beach, Finch slips into the mist and out of
Dormer's grasp. As he makes his escape, shots ring out...and Hap is killed.
As he struggles to cope with his sense of responsibility and remorse over his partner's death, Dormer is forced into a
psychological game of cat-and-mouse by the brilliantly malevolent Finch. The stakes escalate as Dormer contends with an
unproven but perceptive local cop (Swank) and becomes increasingly entangled in Finch's web of manipulation.
Unable to find respite from the relentless Midnight Sun or his own distorted judgment, the dangerously
sleep-deprived detective finds his stability gravely threatened.
||Warner Bros. Pictures
||Andrew A. Kosove, Broderick Johnson, Edward L. McDonnell, Paul Junger Witt
||Al Pacino, Robin Williams, Hilary Swank, Maura Tierney, Martin Donovan, Paul Dooley, Nicky Katt, Jonathan Jackson, Larry Holden, Katharine Isabelle