Norman

The Moderate Rise and Tragic Fall of a New York Fixer.


Norman
Norman Oppenheimer is a small time operator who befriends a young politician at a low point in his life. Three years later, when the politician becomes prime minister of Israel, Norman’s life dramatically changes for better and worse, when he finds himself in the middle of an international scandal as political adviser to the PM.

118 minutes.
Parental Guidance 10-12 (Language).
Drama, Thriller, On the art circuit

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Credits

Cast
Richard Gere, Lior Ashkenazi, Michael Sheen, Steve Buscemi, Yehuda Almagor, Neta Riskin, Josh Charles
Director
Joseph Cedar
ScreenplayJoseph Cedar
MusicJun Miyake
CinematographyYaron Scharf
EditingBrian A. Kates
SoundtrackAvailable
Made in2016
Produced byBlackbird, Cold Iron Pictures, Movie Plus productions, Oppenheimer Strategies, Tadmor

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreDrama
LanguageMild to moderate, infrequent
NudityNone
SexNone
ViolenceNone
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone
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USA MPAA rating

R: RestrictedRated R for some language
Runtime118
USA version is usually but not always the same as South African release. Versions released on streaming or DVD, Blu-ray or Video may also differ.


CommonSenseMedia Report (USA)

Suggested age limit
15 +
Positive messages
0
Positive role models
1
Violence
2
Sex
1
Language
4
Consumerism
2
Drinking, drugs, smoking
1

Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus / The Star
Geoffrey MacNab quote iconAmerican gigolo now ageing hustler - and good at it.
15
Metacritic.com
33 critics
15
Rottentomatoes critics
103 critics
15
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer quote icon Norman’s elegantly told story is brought brilliantly to life by a quietly powerful performance from Richard Gere.
18
Movie Review Query Engine
MRQE critics quote icon
15
CommonSenseMedia
Staff evaluation quote iconDownfall of a would-be deal maker in talky, mature drama.
10

What the People say

Metacritic.com users
13 users
12
Rottentomatoes users
3491 users
13
IMDB
2221 Netizens quote iconIt seems mediocre, but that’s what makes it great (That and Gere himself)
13
The Movie DB
Community
11

Average .. 69%

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