Moonlight Mile

Superbly acted drama gathers no moss

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OPENS FEBRUARY 21, CERT 15, 117 MINS

Troubled young man dujour Jake Gyllenhaal again excels in this finely-wrought tragi-comedy. His largely reactive role’s similar to that played by Dustin Hoffman in The Graduate, and, in a neat touch, Hoffman plays his father figure here.

Set in New England in the ’70s, and taking its title from a Stones song (the soundtrack features Dylan, Van, Bowie et al), Brad Silberling’s film has the feel of a more rock’n’roll Ordinary People or The Ice Storm. Joe (Gyllenhaal)’s fianc

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