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The Bourne Identity

The Bourne Identity

Date: Sep 18 2002

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I went and saw The Bourne Identity last weekend. Franka Potenta is one of my favorite actresses and she co-stars in the film. Read below and to see if I liked the film.

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Nedra

Nedra

Anna

Anna

Nedra:  Anna, have you seen that movie, Run Lola Run?

Anna:  No! Why?

Nedra:  Well, ya know, I went and saw Bourne Identity and it has the same actress in it. Her name is Franka Potente.

Anna:  Franka what?

Nedra:  Franka Potente, she’s this really cool German actress. Uh, in Run Lola Run she had the bright red hair, but she was more Americanized in

this movie.

Anna:  What movie again?

Nedra:  Bourne Identity. It has Matt Damon in it too.

Anna:  Oh I didn’t see that. Is that that spy thriller?

Nedra:  Yeah, yeah, I mean it has some good scenes, it’s kinda predictable, but not too bad.

Anna:  How was she? Was she better in, uh, Bourne Identity or Run Lola Run?

Nedra:  Oh my God! Run Lola Run was much, much better, um, by far.

Anna:  But overall should I see the Bourne Identity?

Nedra:  If you like her, go for it. Otherwise it’s just another Matt Damon flick.

Anna:  He’s not so bad.

 

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Discussion

Overall, The Bourne Identity was
a good movie, but it didn’t keep me on my toes like I wanted it to. Franka Potenta’s character in the movie could have been more developed.
Sometimes the movie would focus in on her character, but they never really pursued anything.
It was also weird to hear her speaking English, after watching her in German films where she only spoke German.
Do you like Franka Potenta? Have you seen the Bourne Identity? Check out the Movie Madness message board and let us know your opinion.
See ya next week!
-Nedra

 

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ScienceBoy

ScienceBoy

Turkey

The Bourne Identity is an amazing movie and Matt Damon is amazing in this movie.

05:29 AM Apr 09 2015 |

gitzuL

gitzuL

Indonesia

i've seen it. and i was not really impressed by Franka.

i love jason bourne!!matt damon really made it! what an action thriller..

02:56 AM Apr 20 2010 |

miffoo

miffoo

Slovakia

Hi, this movie is not so badCool but I saw is much better movies like is it

02:44 PM Nov 29 2008 |

liko

China

the same question as the upper two guys.

where can we see the movie at this web site? or where can we download it? hohoooooLaughing

12:38 AM Nov 14 2008 |

Handsomebraveenss

China

I want to watch it verymuch,but i don't know how do it?

Do you hlep me? 

02:55 AM Mar 22 2008 |

yuanjinyong

China

How can i watch it?

04:29 AM Mar 11 2008 |

Josh K

Josh K

Guatemala

excelent movie, he mate you must see it.

12:33 AM May 03 2007 |

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