There is a group of 5 men who are doing 'jobs' for money. After certain incident in a boat, all of them die, except Verbal Kint (Kevin Spacey), who also happens to be a cripple (Can't walk correctly). Agent David Kujan (Chazz Palminteri) interrogates Verbal, and he starts telling him the story from the beggining, since the 5 men met at a police line up while the police was trying to find out who hijacked a truck.
Agent Kujan's main target is to find out if Dean Keaton (Gabriel Byrne) is dead or not, and he believes Verbal knows the answer, so he pushes him everytime more, and tries to put himself over him, telling him things suck as "I'm smarter than you, and I'll find out what I want", and such.
There was also one survivor from the boat incident (some sort of explition or fire), who said was able to see the devil himself in that boat, Keyser Soze. Agent Kujan asks Verbal about this, and it turns out that Keyser Soze is some sort of incredibly bad person, so bad that it could even be a myth and not a real person, and nobody knows him or has had direct contact with him.
The film takes a lot of twists, and the final scene and ending are just extraordinary. Spacey's performance was just brilliant, and he got a well deserved Oscar for that role. The cast itself is all great, and so was the acting overall. Stephen Baldwin as McManus, Benicio Del Toro as Fesnter, Kevin Pollack as Hockney and Gabriel Byrne as Keaton are just 4 incredible performances, along with Spacey's they are probably the best acting a cast has performed in a film, it was just incredible. And adding to that Chazz Palmintiri and Giancarlo Esposito, who were also great, makes the film full of great performances. Seriously, the acting couldn't have been better.
The story line keeps you interested every minute (except maybe the first scenes), and it's very thrilling and exiting. You always wonder what happened next. It was very well written, the person who wrote it must be pretty smart. This film has exactly what you look for in a film, brilliant performances, very cool story, even some twists, what more could you ask for? If you haven't seen it, do yourself a favour and watch it as soon as possible.
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