The Saint

Tucson Weekly

DIRECTED BY: Phillip Noyce

REVIEWED: 04-17-97

Who, indeed, is the Saint? Val Kilmer twitches his way through about 12 different roles as the enigmatic, disguise-addicted Saint, a man so divided from any abiding notion of identity that he doesn't even know who the hell he is. Kilmer, as always, is fun to watch; somehow his sense of perfect self-love shines through in all his roles, making him seem just a little psychotic, like he really believes he's a Great Movie Star. The Saint is a loosely based on the Roger Moore TV series, but reinterpreted here in a darker, fuzzier vein. The Saint is hired to nab a crucial formula from Dr. Emma Russell (Elisabeth Shue), a brilliant physicist who wears little teen-girl barrettes in her hair. Of course, he falls in love. But can he save her from the bad guys?

--Stacey Richter

Other Films by Phillip Noyce
Clear and Present Danger
The Bone Collector

Film Vault Suggested Links
Twister
Black Day Blue Night
Entrapment

Related Merchandise
Search for related videos at Reel.com
Search for more by Phillip Noyce at Reel.com
Search for related books at Amazon.com
Search for related music at Amazon.com

Rate this Film
If you don't want to vote on a film yet, and would like to know how others voted, leave the rating selection as "Vote Here" and then click the Cast Vote button.