Derailed is way off-line

Derailed

Director: Mikael Mafstrom

Cast: Clive Owen, Jennifer Aniston, Vincent Cassell, Xibit

Cert: 16

A tale of lust gone wrong; and a film hitting the buffers.

Owen plays the exec with work and personal problems who meets sexy Aniston on a train, has a few drinks and a session in a sleazy motel. Which is brought to a crashing conclusion by a couple of down-market types with robbery and rape in mind; followed by a touch of blackmail.

Faced with the pay-up-or-the-wife-finds-out routine, Owen must seek his own solutions.

Now that seems a decent enough plotline, but though it does have some not-as-they-seem moments there’s an air of predictability to it all.

Actually, you can fairly easily guess what’s happening.

Star Rating: 2/5

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