The Words 2012

The Words follows young writer Rory Jansen who finally achieves long sought after literary success after publishing the next great American novel. There's only one catch - he didn't write it. As the past comes back to haunt him and his literary star continues…
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The Words follows young writer Rory Jansen who finally achieves long sought after literary success after publishing the next great American novel. There's only one catch - he didn't write it. As the past comes back to haunt him and his literary star continues to rise, Jansen is forced to confront the steep price that must be paid for stealing another man's work, and for placing ambition and success above life's most fundamental three words

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97mins

Critic Reviews

  • Writer’s block – The Words Review

    Reviewed by Simon Miraudo

    Literary soapie The Words is mutton dressed as bespectacled lamb. Just because it looks like smarthouse fare doesn’t mean it is, and the proof is entirely in the plodding pudding. It’s the type of ...

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Member Reviews

  • tried to get into the story in a story format, but it was slow going. Jeremy Irons good as always

  • Very thought provoking - I find I can't stop thinking about the twists and layers since it finished. Well cast. Well acted. Well everything'd.

  • Rather slow

  • A story full of unexpected happenings that change several lives. Well constructed and acted with my favourite Jeremy Irons.

  • Really lovely and intriguing story. I was a bit disappointed with the end as I felt it a bit unresolved but beautiful acting and nice pace.

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