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Let’s talk about Stillwater, a movie on Showtime. A father travels from Oklahoma to France to help his estranged daughter, who is in prison for a murder she claims she didn’t commit.
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Stillwater on Showtime
Genre: Drama, Suspense
An American oil-rig roughneck from Oklahoma (Matt Damon) travels to Marseille to visit his estranged daughter, who is in prison for a murder she claims she did not commit. Confronted with language barriers, cultural differences, and a complicated legal system, he builds a new life for himself in France as he makes it his mission to exonerate his daughter.
Matt Damon, Camille Cottin, and Abigail Breslin
This movie takes inspiration from Amanda Knox’s life story, an American studying abroad. Matt Damon is an out-of-work father whose daughter is serving time in a French prison for murder. Damon, who plays Bill, makes it his mission to prove his daughter’s innocence no matter what it takes. Some may enjoy it. On the other hand, I felt Stillwater is slow-paced and dull at times. Also, the storyline and characters lack plenty of substance. About the only time I would recommend this movie would be if you’re having a hard time falling asleep at night.
I give Stillwater on Showtime 1 out of 5 stars.
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74% Rotten Tomatoes
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