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Jackman hits the 'Prisoners' carpet

Friday, September 13, 2013 - 01:14

Sept 12 - Hugh Jackman and Jake Gyllenhaal hit the red carpet for the film premiere of ''Prisoners'' in Beverly Hills. Roselle Chen reports.

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Hugh Jackman and Jake Gyllenhaal discussed the dark side of the human condition before the "Prisoners" film premiere in Beverly Hills on Thursday (Sept. 12). SOUNDBITE: Hugh Jackman, "Prisoners" star, saying (English): "It's very much thematically an allegory about the individual versus the institution. I always think to this day, the most powerful line in the movie comes from Viola Davis who says 'We're just going to ignore him. We're going to ignore what Keller's doing, we know what he's doing, but we're not going to stop him.' And I always saw it as very similar in a way to probably what happened after September 11, what was happening in Guantanamo Bay, we knew. But when people are frightened, they will allow frightening things to happen." Jackman plays a desperate father who takes justice into his own hands when his 6-year-old daughter goes missing. Gyllenhaal's role as a detective represents the law that's failed Jackman's character. SOUNDBITE: Jake Gyllenhaal, "Prisoners" co-star, saying (English): "The movie is about really learning about how revenge and the idea of that really just begets more revenge." "Prisoners" hits U.S. theaters on Sept. 20.

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Jackman hits the 'Prisoners' carpet

Friday, September 13, 2013 - 01:14