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Cast: Timothy Hutton, Miguel Angel Silvestre, Fernando Guillen Cuervo, Tania Sarrias, Ivana Mino, Dominik García-Lorido, Brendan Price
Agent Tom Brindle (Hutton) is called to Barcelona, Spain to track down the notorious serial killer known as Pygmalion, who kills his victims then positions them in macabre displays. His team uses DNA to track down and arrest Marco Soler, a young volatile soldier, only to find that Marco has an air-tight alibi. While investigating, he finds that Marco has a monozygotic twin with identical DNA--but a decade apart in age. With the help of clinical psychologist Elena, they build a psychological and physiological profile of the serial killer using his twin brother, Marco. Agent Brindle is closing in on the killer but the killer is also closing in on him. The hunter becomes the hunted as Pygmalion also discovers that he has a twin brother and begins to stalk the investigative team. For Agent Tom Brindle, the only way to finally catch the killer is to risk everything, and everyone, he holds dear.
It is always nice to see Timothy Hutton again even if "Reflections" was made back in 2008, he was one of the best actors of his generation and he still demands your attention when on screen. Timothy plays Agent Tom Brindle who is assigned to a serial killer case that takes him to Spain. As far as character development goes the film could of used a bit more but the main leads are still written well enough to allow for some feeling about them either way plus the film really isn't about it's characters as much as it is about getting inside the mind of a ruthless serial killer and attempting to match his every move. As far as serial killer films go it is hard to find one that stands out because they are all pretty much the same but "Reflections" adds a new wrinkle in genetic generation which gives the story a nice twist and it certainly makes the it more interesting. I felt the story could of been written a little better but the cast including Hutton and actor Miguel Angel Silvestre who plays the innocent twin brother, Marco both did a fantastic job. As a bonus the film has some great scenery and the Spanish women in the film are beautiful and sexy which adds some nice eye candy for us guys.
The film might come off as predictable but the cast, settings and the twist on the genre more than make up for it's flaws. "Reflections" isn't a great film but it is entertaining enough and should please fan's of the genre. Worth a look if you like this kind of thriller, the film has a good pace and some gore and suspense to help it along.
Released by Monarch Video
*** Out Of *****