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The brave one [videorecording] / Redemption Pictures ; Silver Pictures ; Village Roadshow Pictures ; WV Films III ; produced by Susan Downey, Joel Silver ; story by Roderick Taylor & Bruce A. Taylor ; screenplay by Roderick Taylor & Bruce A. Taylor and Cynthia Mort ; directed by Neil Jordan.

Downey, Susan, 1974- (Added Author). Silver, Joel. (Added Author). Taylor, Roderick (Roderick L.) (Added Author). Taylor, Bruce A. (Added Author). Mort, Cynthia. (Added Author). Jordan, Neil, 1951- (Added Author). Foster, Jodie. (Added Author). Howard, Terrence. (Added Author). Katt, Nicky. (Added Author). Andrews, Naveen, 1971- (Added Author). Steenburgen, Mary. (Added Author). Redemption Pictures (Firm) (Added Author). Silver Pictures. (Added Author). Village Roadshow Pictures. (Added Author). WV Films III (Firm) (Added Author). Warner Home Video (Firm) (Added Author). Jodie Foster, Terrence Howard, Nicky Katt, Naveen Andrews, Mary Steenburgen. (Cast).

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General Note:
Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2007.
Special features: "I walk the city" featurette; additional scenes.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Philippe Rousselot ; editor, Tony Lawson ; music, Dario Marianelli ; costume designer, Catherine Marie Thomas ; production designer, Kristi Zea.
Participant or Performer Note:
Jodie Foster, Terrence Howard, Nicky Katt, Naveen Andrews, Mary Steenburgen.
Summary, etc.:
After surviving an attack and watching her fiancé die, a woman seeks vengeance while the police try to stop her.
New York City radio host Erica Bain is working and living a wonderful life. One night she and her fiancé, David, are brutally attacked. David is killed and Erica is almost beaten to death. Erica is traumatized and in order to cope and work past the tragic event, Erica becomes someone else. She buys a gun and begins to roam the streets at night looking to take her revenge on the men who were responsible for the attack. Late one night, Erica is in the back of a convenience store when a man comes in and kills his store clerk wife. The man comes after her and she protects herself, finding that is is very easy to shoot a gun. Days later, Erica is on the subway when she is about to be raped by two men, and again she protects herself. The city becomes fascinated with the exploits of this vigilante killer, but NYPD Detective Mercer is trying to catch this person, before the killer strikes again.
New York City radio host Erica Bain is working and living a wonderful life. One night she and her fiancé, David, are brutally attacked. David is killed and Erica is almost beaten to death. Erica is traumatized and in order to cope and work past the tragic event, Erica becomes someone else. She buys a gun and begins to roam the streets at night looking to take her revenge on the men who were responsible for the attack. Late one night, Erica is in the back of a convenience store when a man comes in and kills his store clerk wife. The man comes after her and she protects herself, finding that is very easy to shoot a gun. Days later, Erica is on the subway when she is about to be raped by two men, and again she protects herself. The city becomes fascinated with the exploits of this vigilante killer, but NYPD Detective Mercer is trying to catch this person, before the killer strikes again.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: R; for strong violence, language and some sexuality.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, DVD-9.
Language Note:
English dialogue, English, French or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Subject: Victims of violent crimes > New York (State) > New York > Drama.
Vigilantes > New York (State) > New York > Drama.
Detectives > New York (State) > New York > Drama.
Víctimas > Nueva York (Estados Unidos) > Nueva York > Teatro.
Muerte violenta > Nueva York (Estados Unidos) > Nueva York > Teatro.
New York (N.Y.) > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Thrillers (Motion pictures, television, etc.)
Adventure films.
Films for the hearing impaired.
Suspense films.

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