Based on Michael Crichton's provocative bestseller, this smart, engrossing, and electrically charged thriller (Joanna Langfield, The Movie Minute) is as entertaining as it is thought-provoking.
The special liaison officer investigates the murder of a call girl in the boardroom of a Japanese corporation. Accompanied by a detective with unusual knowledge of the Japanese culture, the two men must unravel the mystery behind the murder by entering an underground shadow world of futuristic technology, ancient ways, and confusing loyalties.
- " I found it pretty entertaining, as well as provocative in some of its comments about contemporary life. " – Jonathan Rosenbaum
- " An intelligent and sophisticated screen adaptation of Michael Crichton's bestselling novel. " – Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
- " A thoroughly gratifying prestige thriller, thanks to riveting suspense and two brilliant stars. " – Desson Thomson