Two homicide detectives are on a desperate hunt for a serial killer whose crimes are based on the "seven deadly sins" in this dark and haunting film that takes viewers from the tortured remains of one victim to the next. The seasoned Det. Sommerset researches each sin in an effort to get inside the killer's mind, while his novice partner, Mills, scoffs at his efforts to unravel the case.
|Release Date||:||September 22, 1995|
|Genres||:||Crime, Mystery, Thriller|
|Production Company||:||New Line Cinema, Juno Pix, Cecchi Gori Pictures|
|Production Countries||:||United States of America|
|Writers||:||Andrew Kevin Walker|
|Casts||:||Brad Pitt, Morgan Freeman, Gwyneth Paltrow, John C. McGinley, Kevin Spacey, R. Lee Ermey, Richard Roundtree, Richard Schiff, Julie Araskog, Mark Boone Junior, John Cassini, Reg E. Cathey, Peter Crombie, Hawthorne James, Michael Massee, Leland Orser, Richard Portnow, Daniel Zacapa, Alfonso Freeman, Harris Savides, Andrew Kevin Walker, Richmond Arquette, Pamala Tyson, Emily Wagner, Shannon Wilcox, George Christy, Endre Hules, William Davidson, Bob Collins, Dominique Jennings, Allan Kolman, Gene Borkan, Mario Di Donato, Harrison White, Bob Stephenson, Michael Reid MacKay, Lennie Loftin, Martin Serene, David Correia, Lexie Bigham, Evan Mirand, Paul Eckstein, Rachel Flanagan, Heidi Schanz, Brian Evers, James Deeth, Charles A. Tamburro, Charles S. Dutton, Arthur Max|
|Plot Keywords||:||self-fulfilling prophecy, detective, s.w.a.t., drug dealer, evisceration, lust and impulsiveness, rage and hate, pride and vanity, immoderateness, insomnia, investigation, pension, police, serial killer, title spoken by character|
Gothic, shocking, suspenseful, disturbing and clever, `Seven' marked a new beginning for director David Fincher's career. This dark tale of murder and crime revolves around two detectives in present New York city played by two brilliant actors `Brad Pitt' and `Morgan Freeman' who are paired together to solve a puzzle of murder that is at the hands of a man who kills regarding to the seven deadly sins. Both actors displayed striking performances that are so sharp and realistic sometimes you have to remind yourself that's its all acting.
David Fincher's masterpiece really gives us an opportunity of a lifetime, maybe it's one that we don't all wish to share, but by seeing this movie you will experience a glimpse of the horrors that this world is filled with, and a small piece of mind of a man who you only prey you never have to meet.
Brad Pitt successfully proves to us that he's not just a pretty face on screen, and that he sinks into his character so well, that you can walk off after the film finishes classifying him as a pretty darn good actor.
You wouldn't expect anything else from Morgan Freeman because it's perfectly obvious that this guy was born to play the roles of the smart detective.
David Fincher's timeless directing and memorable filming captures all the goods that this film has to offer and will undoubtedly leave you shocked and begging for more films like this. Seven is a step into the harsh realities of life, a realistic portrayal of two detectives investigation into the un-describable horrific world murder, and the darkest realms of the human soul.
We can only prey for more classic memorable work from Mr. Fincher and for those future directors who are intent on making a gothic, psychological thriller, make sure you sit down and watch Seven with a pen and paper ready to take notes.