I Know You Know
I Know You Know (2009)

Reality takes a spin when a 13 year old boy discovers his father may be working undercover for British Intelligence. He starts to plan for their perfect lives in America.

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: May 23, 2009
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64%
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48%


Critic Score: 64% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Dave Calhoun
Time Out

Modest in means but rich in warmth, it's an eminently likeable film and all credit to Kerrigan for finding a new way of exploring the age-old story of dads and their boys.

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Philip Kemp
Total Film

Justin Kerrigan's first feature since 1999's Human Traffic is based on his own relationship with his father; no wonder it's so harrowing and deeply felt.

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Jamie Russell
Radio Times

Intrigues but doesn't satisfy despite thoughtful performances from Carlyle and Fuller.

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Derek Malcolm
This is London

Kerrigan never quite gets the tone right and the film suffers from what looks like a lack of finance in certain areas.

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Xan Brooks
Guardian

I'm not even sure it quite survives a calamitous opening half in which the script toils to prop up Charlie's increasingly ornate flights of fancy. But it is certainly ambitious and heartfelt, dappled with moments of ragged glory.

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Ross Bennett
Empire Magazine

It's a deeply personal tale defined by a sturdy turn from newcomer Fuller and Carlyle's compellingly unpredictable performance.

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Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall

With a strongly nostalgic tone, Kerrigan gives this subtly understated thriller a provocative emotional kick. Despite a slightly contrived script, solid performances make the film both haunting and thoughtful.

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Tim Robey
Daily Telegraph

Fundamentally harmless, though it rather tramples on its own period authenticity -- why all the Steven Soderbergh-esque funk-scored heist sequences? You may be nonplussed.

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Eileen Reslen
Sky Movies

Kerrigan successfully captures a captivating father-son bond in an understated, but perfectly executed indie flick that never attempts to be more than the sum of its parts.

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Flixster Audience Score: 48% Flixster User Reviews
Sophie Burgess
A brilliant and interesting film that had me captivated the whole way through. The acting was so realistic and flowed perfectly. At points it was confusing… More