Michael is a Pulitzer Prize-winning fiction author who has holed himself up in a hotel suite in Paris to finish his latest book. He recently left his wife, Elaine , and is having a tempestuous affair with Anna , an ambitious young journalist who wants to write and publish fiction.
At the same time, Scott, a shady American businessman, is in Italy to steal designs from fashion houses. Hating everything Italian, Scott wanders into the Café American” in search of something familiar to eat. There, he meets Monika , a beautiful Roma woman, who is about to be reunited with her young daughter.
When the money she has saved to pay her daughter’s smuggler is stolen, Scott feels compelled to help. They take off together for a dangerous town in Southern Italy, where Scott starts to suspect that he is the patsy in an elaborate con game. Julia, an ex-soap opera actress, is caught in a custody battle.
Director: Paul Haggis
Stars: Liam Neeson, Mila Kunis, Adrien Brody
Releases into UK cinemas 14/11/14