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The Merry Gentleman

The Merry Gentleman

Tidings of comfort and joy? Michael Keaton's curious Christmas movie

Lost souls: Michael Keaton and Kelly Macdonald find salvation, of sorts
It has hardly been a vintage year for Christmas movies so far (click here and here to read our respective reviews of Nativity! and A Christmas Carol). But Michael Keaton's absorbing first film as director, in which he also stars, finally nails the true spirit of the festive season: it is about a suicidal hitman.

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