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Peacock Review

Director: Michael Lander.

Starring: Cillian Murphy, Susan Sarandon, Ellen Page, Bill Pullman, Josh Lucas, Keith Carradine.

Certificate: 12.

Running Time: 87 Mins.

Extras: Welcome To Peacock featurette.

Peacock was originally filmed at the tail end of 2009 and had a limited Us release in 2010, but as happens with so many films, found itself trapped on the UK studio shelves until now. Having viewed the film it is easy to see why it took a while to see the light of day. The film isn’t bad, it’s just that the plot is so odd that it’s hard to pinpoint its target audience.

Set in the fictional town of Peacock, Nebraska, Murphy plays John and Emma, two personalities sharing one body. Fret not spoiler-avoiders, this isn’t giving away too much information as the audience is let into this secret during the opening moments. Confined to the house, hidden away from all other people,

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